Caregiving often creeps up on you. Gradually, you are doing more and more. At some point, you realize you have made a commitment to take care of someone else.
As caregivers we love working with our loved ones to encourage positive engagement in the outside world. Time in the sunlight and fresh air is revitalizing to us all, especially to patients that often spend most, if not all, of their time confined indoors.
While Coronavirus keeps us from our normal routines, learn important self-care techniques to practice during this time.
These technologies range from mobility products and medication aids to vehicle modifications and tools for monitoring potential crises.
In the March 2020 episode, Roberto and Martha discuss Long Term Care Planning, with special guest, Kimberly McGhee.
Relaxation exercises are an excellent way to reduce stress. As a caregiver, you can positively impact your health by practicing these relaxation techniques
With this blog, Lauren hopes to not only bring the quiet prevalence of dementia to the forefront of public conversation, but to also connect the millions of caregivers who may feel isolated and misunderstood.
Read this list and ask yourself which of these are you actively exercising, which do you need to start, and which do you need support with?
The CRCs offer a secure online portal to easily access quality information, support, and resources, tailored to your experience and the needs of your care recipient.
Often, entering into the world of caregiving is not an active choice, but a gradual (or sudden!) transition based on the health of our family members and loved ones. People who become caregivers enter this role as adult-children or siblings, friends or neighbors, caring for their family members and close friends when it becomes evident that self-care is no longer enough.