Journaling for Caregivers
When I meet with caregivers I will offer them tools to ease their caregiving stress. I will provide the caregiver with a “tool kit” so to speak, which includes worksheets that will allow them to create a backup plan of care, stress reduction plan, and physical, social and brain health plans.
Did you know?
“One study found that when people write about emotionally difficult events or feelings for just 20 minutes at a time over 3 to 4 days, their immune system function increased.”An excellent resource that outlines the six benefits of journaling for caregivers can be found at dailycaring.com
Grab a notebook and a pen, sit back, take some time to relax and have a couple of moments to take advantage of some time to reflect just for you!