Joining a Support Group

Joining a Support Group

A great way to stay connected as a caregiver is through support groups. Support groups offer many benefits, including: reduced isolation, sharing of feelings, and a sense of community. It can be helpful to share successes and challenging situations with others who are...
Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

When someone we care for needs our help, we often put their needs ahead of our own. This especially happens when we feel like we are the only ones who can help, and the person we are caring for is relying on us. However, it can be difficult to recognize when the...

Simple Suggestions for Caregivers to Maintain Good Health

As a caregiver it can be difficult to take time for yourself. Just the thought can be overwhelming, especially if it means taking time, financial resources or focus away from the person you are caring for. With any change, it is best to take one small step at a time....