Family Caregiving Advice
Caring for a loved one living with dementia? Here are our 8 top useful tips for dementia caregivers.
When you’re invested in your career, climbing the corporate ladder, spending the majority of your time and energy on the job or regularly obligated to meet a long list of professional demands, you may run into obstacles when it comes to addressing the situation occurring in your personal life.
Here are a few tips for navigating the conversation of family caregiving & finances once you’ve allowed yourself time to acknowledge and process your own thoughts and feelings as a caregiver.
Approaching a difficult conversation never really becomes an easy task to execute. Especially when it involves a subject as sensitive and emotional as money. However, there are some ways that you can prepare yourself for this conversation and elements that you should consider before you impulsively initiate a well-intentioned discussion.
According to a survey conducted by the AARP, 73% of millennial caregivers spend an average of 21 hours per week providing care for an aging loved one, which is essentially working a part-time job on top of a full-time job. And regardless of how you choose to approach your commitments, here’s a snapshot at the reality of how caregiving can impact your developing career.
As our aging society continues to grow, millennials will bear the brunt of the caregiving crunch. However, what millennials have access to that their predecessors did not is the advancement of technology and with that, the increase in digital tools that can positively impact the concept of caregiving as a whole.
With many Millennials beginning to step into family caregiving roles, Millennials will undoubtedly bring their own stamp to the family caregiving problem. In this series, we'll explore Millennial caregiving, entrepreneurs and leaders changing the space and more.
Caregiving comes with its fair share of challenges and obstacles. We understand. But there are ways to minimize your stresses & frustrations, especially when it comes to communicating with your aging loved ones in a meaningful and compassionate, yet direct, way. Here are 4 helpful communication tips for caregivers.
Good news appears to be on the horizon for America’s 40 million family caregivers, as the Senate recently passed the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Why create a national caregiving strategy? Some of the goals of this plan include: providing training for family caregivers, identifying ways to increase financial security for family caregivers, collecting and sharing information about innovative family caregiving models, and many other points that would help to strengthen the support surrounding this large, diverse and constantly growing population.
Logan and Hallie were honored to appear on eCareDiary's Empowering Family Caregiving podcast to talk about the benefits of a team approach in caregiving. Check out the interview to hear more about our personal journey to caregiving and why we love a team based approach to caregiving.