While there is usually a primary care person, caring for an elderly parent is a team effort. There are so many pieces involved in creating a successful care environment and plan that it is virtually impossible to do on your own. Even with my knowledge and limited experience, I still made several mistakes as I branched out to adding home care as part of our new caregiving team.
Our primary focus as family caregivers is to provide our loved one with the best quality of life possible despite their disease and limitations. That’s why finding products that are easy for you elderly loved one with Dementia to use in their daily life is so important.
When friends and family first find out you are moving your elderly parent into your home, you can be bombarded with criticism and “advice” about why it’s a bad idea.
When you begin taking care of an elderly parent, the last thing you expect is for them to be angry at you. Unfortunately, most caregivers receive the brunt of anger and bitterness. There are ways to handle it without letting it destroy you.
Every Christian woman knows how important a personal quiet time is to our day. We’ve all experienced the significant difference spending even a few moments alone with our Lord and Savior makes to our day. Those simple moments can be life-changing. So, why is it so challenging to make daily quiet time a priority?