Self-Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregivers

You’re not alone. As a caregiver, you have a lot to juggle: managing your loved one’s care, finances, estate planning, dealing with doctors and other medical professionals, making sure you have time for yourself and the list goes on. If all of this sounds overwhelming, don’t worry! You’re not alone in feeling like you need…

Fun Activities For Children on the Autism Spectrum

When you’re a parent of a child with autism, you may feel like there’s nothing to do. Your child may be anxious and overwhelmed by the world around them, so they can’t enjoy activities other kids love. But there are many fun things you can do together as a family that is specifically designed to…

The Importance of Yoga and Meditation for Caregivers and Seniors

By Virginia Cooper Yoga is one of the few exercise routines focusing on developing unity and harmony between the mind and body. It is a way to balance the mind, body, and spirit. Meditation is a way to connect with your inner self, letting go of all the thoughts that weigh you down. It helps…

Self-Care for Family Caregivers

By Jennifer McDougall When caring for someone else, you need to make sure that you are taking care of yourself. So it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities of your loved one that you forget about yourself. However, if you don’t take care of yourself, then how can you be expected to…

Self-Care for Kids: Simple Ideas for Big Results

By Janice Russell Adults are no strangers to daily stress and anxiety. And we understand how essential self-care is for maintaining our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. But the truth is children are also under a lot of stress these days, and many don’t have the know-how to navigate the various pressures of daily life….

The Best Ways to Cut Costs and Still Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

By Virginia Cooper Many people think healthy living in Reseda is expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are some great tips to save money while still living a healthy lifestyle. Cut Out Processed Foods Processed foods play a significant role in the American diet. They’re cheap, easy to find, and often more delicious…

How to Achieve a Restful Night’s Sleep When You’re Grieving

By Daniel Sherwin You’ve recently lost a loved one. After the service, you were grateful for everyone’s shared memories, but now grief has set in. As a result, you’re having trouble sleeping. Grief is emotionally taxing and takes a toll on the body. As a result, many bereaved individuals experience restless sleep or insomnia. With…

Caregiver Support Groups Near Me

By Jennifer McDougall If you’re a caregiver or know someone, you must know that you’re not alone. There are millions of caregivers out there who can relate to what you’re going through. One of the best ways to find support when caring for an elderly loved one or someone with special needs is by joining…

Self-Care Resources for Caregivers Through POCWASN

By Jennifer McDougall As caregivers, we know that self-care is essential. We talk about it a lot, but we don’t often follow through. We know it’s necessary, but there’s always something more urgent to do. It seems like a luxury we don’t have time for. Whether you take a day off to go to the…

Caring for Yourself as a Caregiver Does Not Make You Selfish

By Jennifer McDougall If you’re a caregiver, you know all too well that there’s never enough time in the day. You’ve likely found yourself skipping meals, losing sleep, and feeling like your mind and body are ready to give up. And if you’re guilty about taking care of yourself—even though it’s necessary for your physical…