As a family caregiver, whether you chose the role or had it thrust upon you by circumstances, you know that taking care of an elderly loved one with memory or mobility issues can be exhausting and stressful. Often caregivers fail to care for themselves, for various reasons. But when you fail to care for yourself Read more
As a caregiver, you will find that you’ll need to adjust how to you interact with your loved one with memory problems. In particular, you may find that as the need for assistance increases, your loved one with memory problems may not always react well to being “told what to do,” as you direct him so he’s safe Read more
As a caregiver, here are some tips you need to know. Where you’re a full-time caregiver or finding it necessary to check in more often with your parents or loved one, you understand the worry and responsibility and physical demands required. Often caregivers overlook important considerations of how to provide more effective care while looking after their own health and well-being. A family caregiver who is being paid needs to make comply with certain tax and Medicaid requirements. This North Carolina Caregivers Resource Center offers suggestions and tips for caregivers so they can look out for both their loved one…and themselves.