Becoming a family caregiver can happen suddenly, without planning or preparation by either party. The need will vary depending on the individual and their health status, which will in turn affect the impact on their loved ones.
Here are a few tips to help as adjustments and even new plans are made when a loved one unexpectedly becomes a dependent or a roommate:
Caregiving can be joyful and lead to new memories and bonds, but it can also throw life out of balance for a bit. Don’t be shy in asking for a hand as you get things sorted out in your new role.
Experts tell us that grief can happen for all kinds of loss and this past spring has led to a lot of change in everyone’s life and therefore loss for people across the globe.
We are regularly creating bits of inspiration for caregivers and their families, imagining a knowing smile or even a share with a friend to laugh or shed a tear. If you see a post here that you like, click and download.
Let’s take a look at the difference between meaningful and it’s opposite, meaningless. In caregiving, it's important to create opportunities for meaningful activity.