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:
The global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a lot of questions about alternatives to nursing homes with everyone now being asked to “social distance” and what it means to be safe, or safely cared for, during a pandemic.
Lisa Shultz was suddenly told that she could not visit her mother weekly because of new rules to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Learn how she is coping and still connecting with her mom.
Elder care in a time of recommended isolation can be tricky for family and friends. See what's recommended to stay connected safely.