Self care is not selfish
Information, training and tips that help you STAY HEALTHY AS A FAMILY CAREGIVER!
Tips on finding the time to eat well, rest, keep doctors’ appointments, exercise.
How to avoid burnout by reducing stress, fatigue, anxiety, guilt, loneliness.
Ways to help yourself believe that you are enough, you’re doing the best you can, and it is ok to ask for help.
Information for All
First Step: Research the individual medical condition you are dealing with.
Don’t Wait … Communicate!
One of the best things we can do for our loved ones is to be open with their healthcare practitioners
Around the Purple Table
When you care for a loved one with dementia, hearing or vision problems, PTSD or another debilitating condition it may be scary or seem impossible to go out to eat at a restaurant.
In the News
A new article highlights the benefits of focusing on what the remaining strengths and abilities of a loved one with dementia rather than the losses and what they CANNOT do anymore.
Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Seniors living with a form of dementia, often struggle to find activities that help them feel productive, capable and relaxed. This post provides many options that are stimulating for your ...
Part II: Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Activities that keep your loved ones, especially those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, engaged in social activities.
What is self-care and why is it so important?
Caregiver Specialist, Karen Trilligan, explains what self-care means and why it is so important to fit it into you daily routine.
Journaling for Caregivers
Taking just a few minutes every day to write down your thoughts and emotions can offer therapeutic benefits.
Tips for taking care of yourself and learn how to make yourself a priority!
When a caregiver is in poor health, it can lead to more hospitalizations and earlier placement in a long-term facility for the person receiving care
Staying Healthy & Active while staying at Home
Exercise is key to healthy aging to help strengthen your immune system and maintain physical fitness. While we shelter in place (stay at home) there are many ways to stay active. Virtual exercise cl...