Caregiving – Family in Crisis 101?

Everyone is touched some how! When a Loved One needs more assistance to complete day to day tasks, or simply need support to move forward in their lives. The whole family is touched. Whether it’s being a Caregiver through dealing with the situation at hand or being a Backup Caregiver for a Loved One or even avoiding the situation, through Delegation or Distance, each member of the family is touched some how. This is usually realised at a special occasion like a significant birthday or other family celebration. When members of the family can’t hide anymore. They are simply in … Continue reading Caregiving – Family in Crisis 101?

You ARE Amazing!

Thank you! For Touching a Life You Impact 1 life, Which impacts a family, Which impacts a community, Which impacts a city Which impacts a state Which impacts a country Which impacts the world. When you touch & change 1 life – you change the world! Thank you for being a Caregiver and caring for your Loved One!

Caregiver Job Description

Essential Job Functions -Various additional duties may be required when assisting a bedridden Loved One. Assist with walking and light exercise Plan and prepare meals, followed by clean-up Monitor food expiration dates, make future meals Make beds and change linens, as needed Light housekeeping to include dusting and vacuuming Assist with bathing, dressing and grooming Laundry and ironing Take out garbage Run errands (pickup prescriptions, dry cleaning) Engage in physical and mental exercises Provide medication reminders Escort on appointments (hair salon, physical therapy, etc.) Escort to religious services or events Maintain calendar and organize mail Engage in activities (games, memory … Continue reading Caregiver Job Description

Isn’t Every Caregiver a SuperHero?

When you asked my son when he was 6 years old what he wanted to be when he grew up – in a moment he would respond with joy & happiness – A SuperHero! The SuperHero goal continued until he was even 11 years old! No matter what anybody said his goal was to be a Superhero! I still remember a group of children with him, all his age being asked what they wanted to be when they grew up… This was in front of 150 other adults…parents, grandparents & friends and people we didn’t know. There were doctors, fireman, … Continue reading Isn’t Every Caregiver a SuperHero?

It’s Time to Give Cinderella the Caregiver a…

As you know Cinderella, was so busy caring for her Loved One’s, from early in the morning to late in the evening, working to get everything just perfect. Cinderella was not valued for her contribution, she was not appreciated for all she did! Even though she looked after everything for everyone else – she cared for everyone else’s problems, all the time. Leaving little time for Cinderella to connect with her own life. Wait a minute… If we look a little closer Cinderella is sitting on her bed… She has just noticed a small box on the end of her bed, … Continue reading It’s Time to Give Cinderella the Caregiver a…