What Do You Need to Know When You Start Being a Caregiver?

When you’re brand new to being a caregiver, there’s so much that you don’t know yet and that you haven’t experienced. There’s so much to consider, in fact, that you might not realize fully what you’re getting into. Here are just a few of the things you need to consider when becoming a caregiver. If Anyone Else Requires Your Attention, Too No one exists in a bubble. There are likely other people, maybe even a couple of pets, who need your time and attention. ... Read more

Being Willing to Apologize When Caregiver Stress Gets the Best of You

Caregiver in Wooster OH Caregiver stress can be one of the most difficult issues that you face in your care journey with your elderly loved ones. Studies have shown that adult children who take on the role of being a primary caregiver for their aging parents are far more likely to experience high levels of stress, as well as the various mental, emotional, cognitive, and physical consequences of that stress, than adults of the same age who do not have that role. ... Read more

It’s Time for a Tea Party!

Caregiver in Wooster OH June is National Iced Tea Month. What better way to celebrate than to have a tea party with mom! If your elderly mom likes to dress up and likes tea, you can have a party. It's pretty warm in June, even if you live in an area that doesn't have really hot summers, so iced tea is a great beverage to enjoy. Keep in mind what kinds of foods she likes when planning the event. Of course, there's also the ... Read more