#caregiverstress

Sunday, August 20th at 4pm, tune into the RADIO 960 AM

Sunday, August 20th at 4pm, tune into the RADIO 960 AM

Sunday at 4 PM on @960thepatriot: You're invited to listen with @AgingInAZ hosting an interview with Regina Ralston, Director of Community Relations, from About Seniors, LLC Elder Placement Consultants and Emil Authelet, therapist and Author of the book, "When the Caregiver becomes the Patient".

Caregiver Awareness Advice: "Walk in Beauty"

Caregiver Awareness Advice: "Walk in Beauty"

Caregivers are usually going over and above meeting the needs of that special person we love who is contending with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s or the other disease paths necessitating our help.  Often, we give up taking care of our own needs because it is easier or we are just too weary to do more.  Or, we may feel guilty if we take time away from our loved one to do something just for ourselves.  We might even feel selfish....

Respite Care...

Respite Care...

Caregivers often need to be reminded that part of taking care of someone else is taking care of themselves. Recognizing and acting on that need for relief and respite is probably the greatest gift you can give your loved one. It is the gift that will allow you to continue caring.

The Cost of Keeping a Loved One Home vs. Exploring Placement

The Cost of Keeping a Loved One Home vs. Exploring Placement

As a Caregiver Coach and as a former caregiver, I have always advocated for the caregiver.  When you hear the statistic that 67% of family caregivers die before the person they are caring for, it can be alarming. Those can be symptoms of caregiver fatigue.  Do not wait until you or your loved one is in a critical situation and your choices become limited and more complicated by stress and time.