You likely have a predisposition to helping people that led you to becoming a professional caregiver. Perhaps you have developed a skillset that supports your success. For example, you have homed in on the importance of being kind, responsible, understanding, compassionate, and having a caring attitude. It is possible you are not even aware of…

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Caregiver Wellness and the Honor in Caregivers Asking for Help ®Research Report Caregivers manage the physical, emotional, spiritual and practical needs of a loved one or client while managing their own lives, meet families and careers, providing care for a loved one or client can result in chronic stress and compromised and the caregivers physical,…

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Caring for an aging parent or child with special needs is a journey that can be both rewarding and challenging. Caring for an elder or a child with special needs, can result in challenges and difficulties that can ultimately take a toll on your physical health and emotional wellbeing. Certain emotions such as grief, hopelessness,…

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If you are one of the millions of caregivers who is spending more time at home due to the pandemic, you might feel like you are going to climb the walls. Yet, it is possible to stay healthy while you are at home. For example, you might consider designing a plan that includes a variety…

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After intensive surgery, it’s vital to take post-operative care seriously. Nutrition is one of the most critical aspects of ensuring that the body has everything that it needs to heal. The American Cancer Society highly recommends a proper nutrition-filled diet to rebuild tissue and ultimately regain your strength. However, there is a lot of food…

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handwashing

Have you ever heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness?” This popular saying highlights the importance of having measures in place to keep the environment where you care for your loved one or client clean. For example, routinely disinfecting the living space where your client or loved one receives care and washing your hands…

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mobility recovery

After an injury, medical issue, or surgery, it is crucial that you recover properly. Although it would be wonderful to pretend that it never happened and jump straight back into your routine, that isn’t always the healthiest option. You must rest to allow your body to recover and take any medicine that is prescribed to…

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