November is National Family Caregivers month, a time where we recognize and honor the more than 53 million Americans who care for their aging or disabled loved ones.
National Senior Citizens Day, a day to acknowledge the accomplishments and show our appreciation to all of the senior citizens in our lives.
While family caregiving is a rewarding experience, it also brings about challenges that can make caregivers feel overwhelmed, anxious, and burned out. With National Friendship Day (July 30th) and National Relaxation Day (August 15th) this summer, it is the perfect prescription to find time for some caregiver self-care.
According to a study conducted by the AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), there are more than 53 million Americans providing unpaid caregiving. While family caregiving can be a rewarding experience, caregivers can face unexpected challenges that can leave them feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and/or restless.
Why do some caregivers experience high levels of gratification and positive return, but others experience burnout and stress from caregiving? When examining these two outcomes, it is important to recognize an important factor: resilience.
Managing medication for a loved one is difficult & confusing. Some of us have to organize so many pills & all of us have so many questions. Is this safe? Can these two pills be taken at the same time? It can feel overwhelming. The information & brochures that come with prescriptions & over-the-counter medication are hard to read and don’t make much sense. When you have questions, it can be difficult to find