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Category: Caregiver Burnout

Caregiving Patience: It Takes Some Getting Used To!

Does a long line of annoyed shoppers make your blood boil while waiting to a check out at a grocery store? Or when you arrive five minutes early for a doctor’s appointment, only to need to wait 45 minutes to be seen? Many people just appear to project an innate sense of patience, whatever the […]

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How to Navigate the Balancing Act of Being a Caregiver For a Spouse

If you are in a successful, lasting relationship, you know that it requires compromise, commitment, and sacrifice. The happiest relationships are those where both parties selflessly care for one another. This balance shifts, however, if the individual you love encounters a significant health concern. And this shift can have a devastating impact on the dynamics […]

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Ideas for Overcoming Caregiver Isolation

Who would imagine that spending a great deal of time caring for someone else could also cause you to feel incredibly alone? The hard truth of the matter is that caregiving can be exceedingly isolating, for a number of reasons:

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Effective Time Management Tips for Caregivers

If today’s to-dos seem like more than you can possibly fit into 24 short hours, you’re not alone! Family caregivers, in many cases, are inundated with daily care tasks: personal care and hygiene, housekeeping and laundry, medical appointments, planning activities that are meaningful and enjoyable for an older adult; shopping and other errands, planning and […]

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