Caregiver Action Plan

by Senior Care Society on 08/15/2011 - 05:03 am
Tag: Caregiver Advice

Whether you suddenly became a caregiver or it occurred gradually over time, you may feel unprepared, and overwhelmed by what is expected of you. These feelings, as well as other emotions—fear, sadness, anxiety, guilt, frustration, and even anger—are normal, and may vary over time throughout your time of giving care.  During this time you will also experience the unanticipated emotions of caregiving—forgiveness, compassion, courage—that can turn hardship into hope and healing.
 
Each family faces different circumstances, but there are some proven strategies can help you as a caregiver. It is best to educate yourself as best you can and develop a plan accord ...

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