Support For The Non-Typical Caregivers

Support For The Non-Typical Caregivers
  How To Navigate Caregiving When Your Situation Isn’t The Usual Caregiver/Caree Relationship   While most caregivers are caring for an aging parent or spouse, there are many caregivers who are caring for a child with special needs or health issues, a sibling or a same-sex partner. There are also many male caregivers who provide ...

Handling Caregiving Legal Issues

Handling Caregiving Legal Issues
Legal Issues to Discuss with Caree When Stepping In As A Caregiver   Sometimes, when you step in as a caregiver, you jump in as a result of injury or illness and there isn’t time to stop and get organized. It can be hard to decide when to step in as a caregiver and when ...

A Look At The Positives Of Caregiving

A Look At The Positives Of Caregiving
  Stepping Away From Caregiving Challenges To Focus On The Positives   As you know, my main focus is to provide resources and tips for caregivers new and old. Many times, I focus on finding solutions to caregiving challenges or helping caregivers find ways to care for themselves. While caregiving can be challenging, there are ...

How to Ask for Caregiving Help

How to Ask for Caregiving Help
  If You Don’t Reach Out For Caregiving Help, You May Not Get Caregiving Help   I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, if you don’t ask, you don’t get. As true as it is in the business world, it is just as true in the caregiving world. The funny thing about caregiving is, people who ...

Top 10 Wellness Practices for Busy Caregivers

Top 10 Wellness Practices for Busy Caregivers
10 Simple Ways to Fit Wellness into Your Day   If you are a caregiver, you’re a busy person. Between caring for a loved one and handling the basics of managing two adult households or lives, there isn’t a lot of time to fit in wellness. If you are struggling with maintaining your health and ...

Motivation and Inspiration for Caregivers

Motivation and Inspiration for Caregivers
Roundup of My Favorite Inspirational Quotes for Caregivers   Sometimes, when life gets tough, it can help to read inspirational or motivational quotes. They don’t necessarily fix things, but they can help put things into perspective. If you need a pick me up, check out some of my favorite quotes that can apply to caregivers. ...

Spot The Signs of Elder Abuse

Spot The Signs of Elder Abuse
Signs Your Aging Parent Is A Victim of Elder Abuse   Whether you are a long-distance or local caregiver, it can sometimes be difficult to spot the signs of elder abuse. Sometimes elder abuse is more subtle, emotional or financial. Since you’re not looking for bruises, the signs of elder abuse are harder to detect. ...

Self-Care Tools for Caregivers

Self-Care Tools for Caregivers
  Simple Self-Care Tools to Have on Hand When You Need Them I know, I keep harping on the importance of self-care. The thing is, I know caregivers need the reminders, just like I need the reminders. I keep putting self-care on my calendar and weekly to do list and I still only successfully practice ...

Best Resources for New Caregivers

Best Resources for New Caregivers
  Roundup of Practical Resources and Tips for New Caregivers (or any caregiver who needs help)   Greetings, Caregivers! I’ve been writing one new post a week as I work on some additional projects and eBooks, but I thought it might be fun to do some short round-up posts here and there to help caregivers ...