You became a caregiver to give your loved-one unconditional love, support, and quality care within the comforts of home. Your daily devotion enables them to live a more meaningful, joyful … Continue reading Why do I feel guilty….caregiver guilt?
You’ve noticed a change in your mood and temperament. Your bright spirit is dim. Avoiding social interaction has become part of your daily routine. Happiness no longer compliments your face. … Continue reading Recovering from Burnout while still Caregiving
Finding a perfect holiday gift can be mind-boggling, especially when the gift is for an elder. What do you buy your aging parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles? While caregiving, I … Continue reading Holiday Gifts for that Special Senior in Your Life
We caregivers are experts at keeping a “happy” face, even when times lack happiness and joy. Our constant smiles and understanding give the impression everything’s always OK. True feelings are … Continue reading How to Help a Caregiver
Whether you chose to be a caregiver or caregiving chose you, you’re now responsible for the well-being of another individual. Physical, mental, medical, and financial responsibilities are included in daily … Continue reading Respite care? Yes, please!
I love the holidays! Decorations, glowing fireplaces, winter wonderlands, Bing Crosby, and gift-giving. Long chats with family of days gone-by and sounds of children laughing while opening gifts. But, the … Continue reading ‘Tis the CAREgiving Season: The holiday/caregiving balance.
I consider my life to be quite dull. I’m neither a professional writer nor a successful entrepreneur. My crafting and culinary arts skills are average. I appreciate philosophy, but am … Continue reading Why do I blog?