Being able to be heard is a powerful support tool and this has been a place where everyone can speak their truth with out judgement, and gain perspectives from other caregivers in a way you may not otherwise be able to hear.
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.
There is no denying this has been a trying time, but we should not allow ourselves to become pessimistic for the future. We should instead focus on the positives that have also come out of it.
The good news is that technology is starting to catch up with care giving needs and now there are a variety of options to help alleviate care giving stress.
The reality is that you can't be there 24/7. But you can add another tool to your caregiver resource toolbox…