Fun and Therapeutic Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients

By Jennifer McDougall Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects millions of people and their families. The cause of Alzheimer’s is still unknown, but researchers are working hard to find ways to treat and even cure the condition. It can be difficult for anyone to watch someone they love suffer from Alzheimer’s, especially when there might…

Self-Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregivers

By Jennifer McDougall 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…

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…

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…

4 Helpful Steps When Working Remotely With a Special Needs Child

While working remotely saves you time and money on a commute, it is challenging to focus on tasks during the day when you have a young one with special needs at home. If you are trying to balance your time working from home while still caring for your baby or toddler with special needs, incorporate…

3 Areas for Caregivers to Focus on Self-Care

By Virginia Cooper Caring for a loved one is a special calling that requires time, understanding, and patience. While giving your time and attention to the special seniors in your life is vital for their overall health, it’s also important to take time to care for yourself. By regularly engaging in self-care activities, you can…

Best Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

By Daniel Sherwin SelfCare4Caregivers  is an online community that knows what you’re going through and is there to support and guide you. They offer these tips for you on how to best care for yourself while caring for others. The importance of taking proper care of oneself no matter what phase of life you’re in…