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.
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.
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.” Social worker Emily Lemire discusses ways to keep your social connections and adapt to circumstances.
Whether you’re a caregiver now or expect to be in the future, Dr. Gerald Gleich has advice to help as you go through the experience.
You know you should eat better, but having time to think about planning your own meals can seem like a luxury when you’re a caregiver. How can you think about nutrition, much less do anything about it, when you have so much to do in your caregiving role?