Family caregivers spend an average of more than 24 hours a week helping their loved ones continue to live at home. Unfortunately, this time commitment and all the other obligations a caregiver has often put their physical and mental health at the bottom of their to-do list.
Preventing caregiver fatigue and burnout starts with the ability to identify its telltale signs, including those in this article.
Anxiety and stress unfortunately seem to come with being a caregiver. To help, here are some things you can do to fight them.
Here are five very good reasons that, as a caregiver, getting that solid night of uninterrupted sleep is invaluable.
You won’t be alone if you decide to move an aging parent in with you, many do it, but how do you know when it’s the right time for them to move in?
Maintaining a safer home environment before, during and after caregiving visits takes some planning and preparation on your part. Using these tips from the pros should make the process a more rewarding one.
Taking care of an aging-in-place loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic can be stressful even on the best of days. To keep both of you safe, special caregiving precautions must be taken. If you’d like to learn more about protecting yourself while caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some tips.
As the caregiving responsibilities pile up finding ways to take control of your heart health should be a priority. After all, if you aren’t around who’s going to care for your loved one? Thankfully, leading a more heart-healthy lifestyle as a caregiver is possible by following these self-care tips.