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.
Knowing your caregiving stages turns this intimidating, overwhelming, chaotic role into something manageable. It gives you confidence in whatever stage you are in while setting the foundation for the future caregiving stages. It gives you hope.
When you think about being a caregiver, one of the first things that comes to mind is elderly health and wellness. How can we promote health and wellness for an older adult and help them maintain a healthy lifestyle?