Grief is a natural response to losing someone. Understand that you can and will adapt to this loss and survive. Humans are resilient and can cope and adapt.
Having the answers to these questions will help both you and the person you are caring for in the transition from Hospital to Home. It may be helpful to bring a note book so you can jot down the answers.
Finding a balance between your daily life and your caregiving role can be tricky. Your duties as a caregiver can change from day to day, and it might start to get overwhelming. It’s important to know when and how to ask for help. In this video we’ll give you some tips on how to ask for help, even if you don’t want to do it.
If the person you’re caring for is struggling with symptoms from a chronic condition like diabetes or arthritis, using alternative medicine may help. In this video we’ll explain what this type of medicine is, and explore how it may or may not help you in your caregiving situation.
The subject of end of life care can be a difficult thing to talk about, but as a caregiver, it’s important that you sit down with the person you’re caring for to discuss their wishes.
Just hearing the words palliative care can be scary. When a doctor says the person you’re caring for would be helped by palliative care, you might think that means they’ll pass away soon, but that isn’t always the case.