Time Management Tips for Caregivers

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Time Management Tips for Caregivers
My Favorite Time Management Strategies for Caregivers   While caregiving isn’t a job, it has many facets like a job. When you are handling many tasks, you need to have strong time management skills in order to keep the chaos in order. For most people, being a family caregiver is an entirely new role that ...

Simple Shortcuts for Caregivers

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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 ...

Setting Up Automated Systems To Simplify Caregiving

Setting Up Automated Systems To Simplify Caregiving
  Simple Systems To Automate Caregiving and Home Tasks   If there’s one constant about caregiving, it’s that there is always something to do. Whether you are doing something for your caree or handling your own life to dos, your to do list is probably never-ending. If you’re struggling to get everything on your to ...

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 ...

Best Caregiving Tasks to Delegate

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Free Up Time By Delegating These Caregiving Tasks       Caregiving is challenging. Between managing your own household and helping your parents age in place, the never-ending to do list can be overwhelming. While it can be expensive to hire an in-home caregiver, there are less expensive tasks you can outsource to simplify your ...

Common Caregiving Terms

01. August 2016 Shortcuts 1
For most of us, caregiving is an entirely new, unplanned endeavor that is entered quickly, without much thought and research. Your dad has a stroke, your mom takes a fall, your spouse is diagnosed with a disease and suddenly, you’re a caregiver.       You start hearing words that you haven’t heard before and ...

My Favorite Caregiver Shortcuts and Tips

  Caring for an elderly parent or a spouse with a chronic condition can be a giant juggling act. I try to share shortcuts and tips that have worked from me during my busy times, or that I’ve seen caregivers use that was successful.   I’ve rounded up my favorites in this post, to help ...

The Caregiver’s Sunday Prep

  Sixty percent of caregivers also work outside the home. Between caregiving tasks, family tasks, keeping up their household and work, there isn’t much time left over for handling personal tasks and keeping their head above water. I’ve started setting aside time on Sunday to get myself ready for the week and want to share ...

When to Get Caregiving Help

    It’s difficult to know when to ask for help. We sometimes get so focused on the things that need to get done that we don’t even realize when it’s time to ask for help. Sometimes, you need to step back and evaluate the situation and admit to yourself that you can’t do it ...