Caregiving

 

This educational program was developed in an effort to bring awareness to health-related aspects of caregiving and offer practical tools for any challenges that may arise. We hope increased knowledge will facilitate a more engaging interaction with your healthcare professional.

Caregiving While Working

Caregiving While Working

Working and caregiving can become overwhelming at times for at least 60% of caregivers. It’s important to stay on track at work and at home to avoid conflicts overlapping. Practice keeping work and caregiving separate to properly succeed in both areas. The following...

Caregiver Survival 101

Caregiver Survival 101

Reflections of a Caregiver  As we walk the path with our loved ones as they progress to end stage lung or heart disease, it is extremely important for we caregivers to maintain our strength and sanity. It is impossible for us to provide the needed support if we are...

Caregiver Tips for Burden & Stress

Caregiver Tips for Burden & Stress

Over 43 million individuals provide care for their midlife and older loved ones. These caregivers also feel tremendous burden and stress from providing care for patients with chronic illnesses. Some common risk factors include low educational attainment, residence...

Ways to Enjoy Caregiving

Ways to Enjoy Caregiving

Caregiving can take a toll at times but acknowledging the positive aspects of caring for your loved one can be helpful. For some, caregiving provides a sense of meaning or purpose for life, produces pride, and is gratifying in allowing them to give back to someone...

Family Caregiver Burnout – 10 Warning Signs

Family Caregiver Burnout – 10 Warning Signs

Family Caregiver Burnout - 10 Warning Signs: Being the caregiver for a loved one undergoing treatment for a chronic condition such as cancer can be a very challenging task. Burnout is a common phenomenon, but it can be prevented. Here are some things to watch out for: