Oh dear. It’s that time of year again—already! For those who didn’t do their shopping six months ago, it’s hard to know what to get that saintly person who does the lion’s share of the family caregiving for a loved one or it feels impossible to find a gift for a loved one who says there is nothing they want or need.
Here are a few ideas that can be budget-friendly, meaningful and leave you glowing with the good feeling of giving a gift to a family caregiver that is cherished. Remember, not all gifts need to be wrapped. What matters is that they come from the heart.
For those family members who are receiving care from you:
For those family members who are giving care:
A person who is living with arthritis may need more help in the home with every day tasks. Whether you are someone who is helping out a loved one who is living with the symptoms of arthritis or a professional caregiver, there are some ways to make this much easier for both of you.
We’ve created a new video to say, ‘Thanks!’ to all of the moms out there on Mother’s Day. Watch our video and maybe even share with your mom today.
As the needs of a loved one develop and shift, a volunteer caregiver may find themselves missing time at work and feeling increasingly stressed. Learn more about paid leave for family caregivers in your state.