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:
Caregiving is about more than just one person fulfilling a list of a tasks; it’s about human relationships and connection.
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People who are living with developmental disabilities often need a professional caregiver in addition to family member support.