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…

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…

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…

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…

Importance of a Self-Care Routine for New Caregivers

By Daniel Sherwin Caregiving is an activity that demands constant physical and mental effort from the caregiver. While most caregivers disclose that caring for a loved one provides them with a sense of purpose and fulfillment, it also brings its own set of challenges. According to a study, the number of caregivers in the United…

7 Tips For Long-Distance Caregiving

By Jennifer McDougall Long-distance caregiving has its own set of difficulties. So be prepared to practice a lot of patience, and here is a list of seven things to bear in mind if you find yourself in the job of long-distance caregiving. Make a list of the top priority tasks that need to be done…

10 Signs of Caregiver Burnout

By Jennifer McDougall Burnout affects caregivers in the form of physical, emotional, and mental weariness. It may be followed by a shift in attitude, from caring and positive to uncaring and negative. Caregivers might burn out if they don’t get the support they need or try to do more than they are physically or financially…

10 Tips for Saving Money

By Jennifer McDougall No matter what your yearly income looks like, it’s always a good idea to save money where possible. For example, there could come a day when you need to replace an appliance, or you might want to take a family vacation with loved ones. If you prepare for a “rainy day,” you…

Self-Care During Quarantine for Families

By Syrenthia Colino Families everywhere are quarantined in their homes. Suddenly, we all find ourselves together 24/7 with nothing else to do but spend time together. While your children may roll their eyes or give you the ever-loving ‘I’m bored’ every 20 minutes, this can be a great time to connect, have fun, and let…