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

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 to help the…

10 Signs of Caregiver Burnout

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 capable of. Many…

10 Tips for Saving Money

No matter what your yearly income looks like, it’s always a good idea to try to save money where you can. 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 less likely…

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 not much 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 truly connect, have fun,…

Self-Care Activities To Do With Kids

Looking for some new fun activities to do with your kids? Look no further. We would like to share with you 50 great ideas that encourage self-care and precious moments to enjoy with your children.  For information on the many self-care services provided through POCWASN, please visit www.POCWASN.org or send an email to info@pocwasn.org.