A sad fact is that 95% of safety measures are taken AFTER an accident happens. The importance of taking precautionary steps can not be overstated. The following article addresses how you can be pro-active regarding the care of your loved one.
Caregiving can bring up all sorts of emotions. And what emotion is more common than frustration? Michael is a caregiver who knew he had to find a way to deal with this. You might find his story helpful.
Some folks have a tough time participating in a "normal" conversation, but there are ways to open them up. Read on to discover how Janet and her family got her father to contribute to the quality of their phone calls...
First, Take Care of You: 10 Keys to Self-Care for Family Caregivers book / ebook
If you are going to take care of a loved one, you first must take care of yourself. If you're tired, irritable and weak, frustrated, afraid and frazzled - how can you handle the job of caregiver?
Like any process, you begin somewhere, addressing what you can, and expand from there. Look through this 185-page guidebook - start wherever it feels best. You know what needs to be addressed most. Whether you are a "rookie" or "veteran" caregiver, you will benefit from First, Take Care of You: 10 Keys to Self-Care for Family Caregivers. Order your book or ebook today!
It's a good idea to stop from time to time and be grateful for what we've got, or what we once had. But to take the time is a choice. Recall some fond memories - they are like snapshots of scenes, of moments. See if you can choose to take the time today to give thanks for some aspect or person in your life.
What we put in our bodies at mealtime and for snacks has an effect on our physical, mental and emotional well-being. Why not put together a "Good" list (foods to be included daily), a "No" list (foods to be avoided), and an "Occasional" list? If this makes sense to you, click below for the complete article.
Everyone has stress, but caregivers can feel as though there is frustration at every turn. But, take heart! There is hope. There are ways of not only coping, but actually getting a handle on life, without skipping town!