Caregiver Stress

5 Ways Caregivers Can Avoid Guilt When Using Respite Care

Today, caregiver guilt is a common theme for many individuals who devote themselves to caring for a loved one in need. Caregiver guilt can manifest itself in different ways, but typically comes from a common source – the feeling that you are not doing enough to care for your loved one or you are not doing it well enough. 

7 Steps to Create a Caregiver Burnout Plan

7 Steps to Create a Caregiver Burnout Plan

Busy, sometimes overwhelmed family caregivers are often called the “invisible victims” or the “second victims” of Alzheimer’s disease. However, this description can also apply to any family caregiver whose days are consumed with caring for a loved one and whose labor of love places them at risk of caregiver burnout.

Tips for Transitioning from Respite Care to Senior Living

Respite Care Transition to Senior Living

Respite Care

Respite care is for when a caregiver needs someone else to take care of his or her loved one for a short time. This break provides caregivers with some downtime to relax and recharge. Their loved one also gets a fresh change of pace in a new, welcoming environment. During a respite stay, seniors have the opportunity to experience the lifestyle of a senior living community and participate in daily activities with current residents. 

Tips on the Benefits of Respite Care for Caregivers


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