The Expectant Caregiver is someone with a concern that at some point in the future a relative or close friend will need more and more assistance and time from you, making you their caregiver.
As a caregiver, hospitals can sometimes feel like our second home. It’s hard to know how a caregiver should prepare for their caree’s hospital stay. While the staff at the hospital are usually helpful and generally accommodating, your comfort is not their top priority. With these hospital tips for caregivers you will be able to make your stay in the hospital comfortable so you can be more focused on getting your caree the help they need and get you both home to life as you know it.
How do you achieve the illusive caregiver survival? With the six caregiving stages as your roadmap you will emerge transformed. By following this guide you will gain purpose, hope and confidence that will move with you through the next stage of caregiving and beyond. You will be able to look back on your time as a caregiver with tremendous pride, free of guilt and regret. The knowledge and skills you gain can be used to enhance other parts of your life. When your journey does come to an end, you will see that you came out as not merely a survivor but a conqueror.
As a caregiver, one of my biggest challenges was accepting help. I was certain no one was better equipped to take care of my MIL than I was. It didn’t matter who they were, how much training they had, how long they had known my MIL, no one could care for her according to my standards. Find out what the Simple Daily Care Sheet will do for you in my review!
Statistics say 75% of us will either become or need a caregiver at some point in our lives. Most of us will become a Family Caregiver; we will take care of someone in our family, usually an elderly parent or spouse. Very few of us however are equipped to take on such a colossal role. As we consider the possibility or even the reality that we _will_ be a caregiver most of us are also faced with the dilemma of exactly how to be a caregiver.