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6 things no one told us about being a caregiver.  An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent....and, with the benefit of hindsight, what things couldve been done differently to make the process a little easier.

Beautifully written: 6 things no one told us about being a caregiver. An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent.and, with the benefit of hindsight, what things couldve been done differently to make the process a little easier.

Stress relief for caregivers -  tips http://www.vibrantnation.com/family-relationships/caregiver-stress-is-no-joke/

Finding stress relief is just one more thing caregivers have to do. However, if you do not develop ways to become stress-free, it can seriously impact your ability to continue caring for your loved one. Here are 5 suggestions.

Avoid caregiver burnout with these tips!  As a caregiver myself I was happy to com across this pin.

8 Tips to avoid Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is a very real state that can affect anyone providing care for a loved one. Try to avoid caregiver burnout with these 8 tips.

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

Are you dealing with aging parents? How to handle of stress and emotions when your parents become ill.

Coping with Aging Parents :: Part One

"As our parents age, the roles reverse. We are the caretakers now." Learn how to deal with aging parents here.

Infographic: The Many Roles of a Family Caregiver -- What roles have you played today?

Politically Incorrect Caregiver Life Hacks & Journal: Many hats of Family Caregivers

Need to get paid to be a family caregiver? Here are US programs you may qualify for that offer caregiving stipends and grants to care for family members.

Need to get paid to be a family caregiver? Here are programs you may qualify for that offer caregiving stipends and grants to care for family members.

Challenging behavior  is common in people living with dementia and is considered one of the most difficult issues facing staff in residential care and caregivers at home. It is important to try and understand why the person is behaving in a particular way and remember that it is the behavior that is challenging and not the person.

How to Respond to Challenging Behavior

Activities for Loved Ones with #Alzheimers or #Dementia--not sure if this is applicable to us, but .....

Activities for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's that Disrupt Daily Life - Alzheimers Support

10 Warning Signs of Memory-Loss that Disrupt Daily Life

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's that Disrupt Daily Life - Hubby has Alzheimer's, Mom has Vascular Dementia, and sister has Lewy Body Dementia :( :(

Infographic: The toll of caregiving -  Take care of the caregiver, too!

Emotional & Financial Costs of Caregiving on the toll of caregiving - Take care of the caregiver, too!

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

A bunch of things to know about dementia 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer’s, or another debilitating disease, yourself. Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.

5 Tips for Caregivers

So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer's; Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.

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