Maintaining a balance
Over the years, the Caregiver Connection blog has had many posts about self-care for caregivers. In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, we’ve collected several of them for you here for easy reference.
Managing the challenges of winter
Many people find it hard to like winter. Add the challenges of caregiving in the age of COVID-19 to the cold, snow, ice and long nights, and this becomes a season that’s even harder to deal with.
Fortunately, there are steps you can take to get through the cold months safely and even happily.
Overcoming the difficulties of social distancing
Family caregivers and all types of health care professionals have had to drastically change their routines and expectations during this time of COVID-19 and “social distancing.” In this post, we discuss ways to keep your social connections and adapt to circumstances.
5 things caregivers need to know
Whether you’re a caregiver now or expect to be in the future, we have advice to help as you go through the experience.
How caregivers benefit from mindfulness
Caregiving can make you feel like you’re on autopilot; you just get done what needs to be done, with no time for yourself. Practicing mindfulness may help you find new ways to appreciate your surroundings—even under difficult circumstances—and provide you with health benefits at the same time.