Helping an Aging Parent Handle Grief

Helping an Aging Parent Handle Grief
What To Do When Your Parent Loses Their Spouse – Managing The Challenge of Grief When You Are Grieving Too   Dealing with grief from the loss of a spouse is extremely painful. It can be difficult for an adult child to help their aging parent cope with the loss since they too lost someone. ...

Where Caregivers Can Turn For Emotional Support

30. August 2017 Health 0
Where Caregivers Can Turn For Emotional Support
Handling the Emotional Side of Caregiving   Most caregivers step up to the plate because they love their caree. Sometimes, the process of becoming a caregiver is slow as a parent begins the aging process and other times it happens quickly due to a fall or illness. One thing that many caregivers don’t anticipate is ...

10 Quick Safety Checks for Caregivers

23. August 2017 Safety 0
10 Quick Safety Checks for Caregivers
Quick Safety Checklist for Caregivers When Visiting Aging Parents   I love lists. In fact, I recently read an entire book about lists (). If you are feeling scattered, I highly recommend this book since it is a quick read and will help you get yourself organized.   Lists aside, one of the main concerns ...

Simple Shortcuts for Caregivers

16. August 2017 Shortcuts 2
Simple Shortcuts for Caregivers
Quick Shortcuts for Caregivers   Shortcuts are a way of life for me. I’m always trying to find ways to squeeze more downtime into my life and the only way to do that is to take as many shortcuts or implement as many time-savers as I can. The busy pace of my life isn’t going ...

Best Tips to Simplify for Caregivers

02. August 2017 Shortcuts 0
Best Tips to Simplify for Caregivers
Roundup of My Favorite Tips for Caregivers to Simplify Life   Caregivers have long to do lists. Whether you live with your caree or manage two households, there is a lot to get done. Once you add in work, tasks for your own family and the emotional challenges of caregiving, it can become overwhelming. One ...

Depression and Caregiving

26. July 2017 Health 0
Depression and Caregiving
How to Handle Depression When You Are A Caregiver   While being a caregiver doesn’t automatically lead to depression, depression can happen when you are a caregiver. Caregiving is a stressful situation filled with many emotional challenges. It isn’t surprising that caregivers can go through depression, even if you’ve never struggled with depression before.   ...

Organization Help For Long-Distance Caregiver

Organization Help For Long-Distance Caregiver
Handling the Caregiver To Dos Long-Distance Requires Extra Organization Skills   Whether you are a lone long-distance caregiver or part of a family caregiving team, being a long-distance caregiver is a challenging position to be in. Staying on top of caregiving issues when you are not physically present is stressful. Additionally, not being physically present ...