Get and stay organized! Caregivers are responsible for the well-being of care-recipients. Hectic schedules are bombarded by never ending lists of demands. Daily tasks can include balancing finances, maintaining medical … Continue reading Caregiving Quick Tip #1
Caregiving is a time-consuming responsibility that’s physically and emotionally draining. Sleep is a luxury enjoyed sparingly. Life is consumed by the care-recipient and self-care is seemingly non-existent. Observers emphasize the … Continue reading Self-Care Tips for Caregivers
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
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.
MORTGAGE. One word included in many household conversations. The mention of this sometimes unavoidable financial responsibility makes people cringe. Paying off your home loan is a homeowners dream. There’s no … Continue reading Pay your mortgage off early….on ONE income!
Having children, becoming a caregiver, health concerns, or divorce are scenarios that attribute to a single income household. How can you survive with limited resources? Divide your life into two … Continue reading What? Only one income?
Being a full-time caregiver was a very rewarding experience. With that experience came sacrifice and creative budget management. My caregiving journey has ended, but those acquired money management skills still … Continue reading How to live on ONE income and still have a life!