Caregiver Support Category
Caregiver Support – Caregivers feel overwhelmed and uncertain regarding decisions that must be made about the care of loved ones. Those new to caregiving may be embarrassed about their feelings, family denial or dysfunction. Support is critical whether the support be educational, personal or by way of available services. Caregivers think they have to do it all. Until caregivers learn that having to do it all isn’t practical or realistic they’re unable to consider other options for care of a loved one. There are times when we may not be the best caregiver.
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Check out articles by Pamela written especially for family caregivers. Below this section are articles in the FREE Family Membership Library where new articles are added each month. Membership is free, scroll down to review the information and subscribe today.
On-Line Support Groups for Caregivers and Care Receivers Offers Relief from Crises and Lower Stress and Anxiety
Caregivers and care receivers experience high levels of stress and anxiety that are physically and mentally disabling. Caregivers and care receivers may be isolated, pressured to make decisions in crises, or may not know where to turn for emotional support or practical information. On-line supp...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Respite is defined as a period of rest or relief. How many of us in our daily lives take time out for a period of rest -- whether it is to read the newspaper, sit outside and enjoy the evening or soak in a hot bath. How many of us don’t realize the number of people who don’t have the op...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
In wedding vows we promise to love, honor, cherish and care until death do us part. What is the duty of spouses as caregivers?When caregiving involves caring for an ill or incapacitated husband or wife what exactly does this mean? Does it mean no longer seeing friends, attending social activi...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
To Read Articles in the FREE Family Membership Library
The special articles below are for website visitors who join the free family membership library. These articles are located on Pamela’s membership website. Members receive notice of new articles that are added each month and have access to other special programs that Pamela offers. Membership is free, subscribe today.
Adult day care is an option for reducing the stress of caregivers for individuals with memory loss and for reducing behaviors. A significant portion of individuals receiving caregiving support live at home with the support of spouses, daughters, and sons. Some families are able to afford privat...Family Membership Library Click Here
Caregiving: 10 Tips to Advocate for Good Care in an Imperfect and Sometimes Insensitive Care “System”
Advocating for Care in an Imperfect Care SystemAdvocating for care in an imperfect care system is a learned skill. Whatever happened to good bedside manner? To the sensitivity of frustrating care situations? To the dignity that our elders should receive but do not? To common sense that might be...Family Membership Library Click Here
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