Caregiving is an act of compassion and dedication for those we love – but it can often come at a price, from caregiver burnout to compassion fatigue. Discover strategies to best care for others and yourself during your caregiving journey.
This is what a caregiver-friendly workplace looks like
According to the AARP, 61 percent of employees work full or part-time before going home to their second job: caregiving for an aging loved one. Managing both caregiving tasks and work responsibilities can be challenging, and without support, it can lead to financial hardships and declines in both physical and mental health – all of which can directly impact an individual’s performance at work.
Caregiving for a parent with Alzheimer’s: what you should know
Caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s can be a long, stressful, and emotional journey. With no available cure for this debilitating disease, your care becomes all-the-more important in maintaining your loved one’s quality of life.
If you’re embarking on your caregiving journey, read on to learn how to provide the best possible care for your loved one.
Caregiving for a parent with dementia: what you should know
Caring for someone with dementia can be demanding. But while the disease can be unpredictable, understanding its challenges and learning strategies to overcome them can help you care for your loved one with confidence.
Caregiving for a parent with cancer: what you should know
Undergoing cancer treatment is not easy – it’s physically and emotionally exhausting, and often requires the assistance of a caregiver as the disease progresses. For the caregiver, providing care – while not always an easy task – can be a rewarding experience full of love and a newfound level of respect for your loved one.
Read on to uncover important strategies to consider during your caregiving experience.