Weekly Tips

After facilitating more than 1500 support groups and workshops, I know that caregivers do not have a lot of time. That is why I decided to do “Tuesday’s Tips for Caregivers.”

Here you can find a 1-4 minute tip that I believe will inspire and assist you on your journey.

CAREGIVERS, YOU ARE NOT ALONE!


Weekly Caregiver Tips Intro

Prior Planning Prevents Problems & Pressures

Prior Planning Prevents Problems & Pressures

Prior planning can help prevent problems and pressures down the road for you and your loved one. What if you were seriously injured in a car accident? Had a sudden heart attack? Become seriously ill? The number one thing that most concerns caregivers is: What if...

Maintaining an Exercise Program for Caregivers

Maintaining an Exercise Program for Caregivers

Having an exercise plan for your senior. If you’re an older adult looking to establish an exercise routine, you should, ideally, be able to incorporate 150 minutes of moderate endurance activity into your week.

Think About How They May Be Thinking

Think About How They May Be Thinking

Think about what your loved one with dementia or Alzheimers may be thinking at this time of year. The holidays may not be easy for you but think about how your loved one feels. They will be confused and not understand what is going on. All the extra stimulation from...

Treating Caregiver With Kindness

Treating Caregiver With Kindness

Treating caregivers with kindness is important to remember. They are under a lot of stress. Caregivers of all ages. From young mothers to adult children taking care of their parents. It's not an easy job. Being kind and asking if they need help can go along way. As...

Creating A Support Group If You Can’t Find One

Creating A Support Group If You Can’t Find One

Life doesn't normally prepare us to become a loved one's caregiver. When it happens it's usually sudden – diagnosis of an illness, age related frailty, dementia – and life suddenly is anything but normal. Find a Support Group and if you can't find one create one....

Tuesday’s Tip for Caregivers – Holiday time

Tuesday’s Tip for Caregivers – Holiday time

Holidays and Dementia It’s that time of year when we begin a variety of social functions; from Thanksgiving to New Year’s as holiday season can be quite active. Caring for a loved one who has dementia can make these times extremely rough.