As a caregiver, using respite care for a break may feel like you’re neglecting your loved one. See how it can actually help them!
Learn how the challenges of long-distance caregiving can be addressed and discover how home care services can bridge the gap between family members.
Although it’s highly gratifying, serving as a family caregiver can be physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding. Adding numerous holiday activities to an already full plate can push even the most seasoned caregiver to the breaking point.
There are an estimated 53 million family caregivers in the U.S., and most care for loved ones aged 65+. And although serving as an unpaid senior caregiver is emotionally fulfilling, adding daily caregiving responsibilities to an already full plate can be a recipe for caregiver burnout.
Although caring for a loved one is highly rewarding, it can also be draining. That's why accepting support as a caregiver is vital!
The constant physical and emotional demands of caregiving can take a toll on your health and wellbeing. As an informal caregiver here are several proven ways to take care of yourself so that your loved one receives the care they deserve.