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.
Caregiving is not a competitive sport: the case for supporting caregivers’ unique decisions
Caregiving. What does it mean to you? While often rewarding and frequently exhausting, it’s one of many life events that can only be understood if you’ve been intimately involved. This truth is what drives most caregivers to seek support from their peers as well as professionals who can share valuable information. So, what could go wrong in such a well-meaning group?
5 ways to support patients who are isolated or lonely
If your job is to take care of people’s health, or someone you know lives with a chronic condition, how might you support patients who are isolated or lonely? The following recommendations can get you started.
Caretaking vs Caregiving: What you need to know
Taking care of our parents, grandparents, and older adults is an act of love. Still, it can be sometimes difficult to understand how to best help our loved ones, especially if we don't know what being a caretaker or a caregiver really means.