We talk so much about caring for our beloved elders, our extremely young family members, and our loved ones who have special needs, that sometimes we forget about one of the most common variations of family caregiver: those who are caring for our partners. I like to think of this kind of care as a different dialect within the language of love.
When we think about the people and things we value and how much we can appreciate life, parents want their independence, and adult children want peace of mind. Technology is a way to honor both wishes.
Planning makes sense. It takes the stress out of last-minute decisions where emotions are often under duress.
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I find it inspiring to hear from people across the globe about their stories of family caregiving.
Imagine a full glass of water....when you practice self-care, your cup overflows.
Not genuinely hearing what the other person is saying and not voicing your feelings calmly and effectively can be debilitating.
I don’t know where to turn next. I’ve tried everything….
Whether you are currently a family caregiver or have been, don’t forget the importance of caring for yourself.
Gabriela’s story is one that spoke to my heart in so many ways; tears came as I read it.