Living as a caregiver can be an emotionally demanding task that can sometimes feel unmanageable. One way to reduce the stress of becoming a caregiver is to enjoy time with your patient. Whether it’s spending time together with them at home or around town if they’re able to get out, these are four things you can do with your patient to bond and enjoy time with them.
When you become a caregiver for a friend or family member, you will likely have to deal with incontinence. The abundance of products available for incontinence can be overwhelming when you have no previous experience with it. Here is a breakdown of some of the top selling products for adults with incontinence.
Adult diapers are just one of many changes you must become accustomed to when you become a caregiver. There are many new tasks and hurdles involved for first-time caregivers. That’s why it’s important to remember to take time to care for yourself in addition to your patient. Here are four tips to help you remain compassionate and kind as you take on this new challenge and responsibility.
Every year, an estimated 43.5 million adults in the U.S., about 60% of them women, act as caregivers in some way for a loved one. Becoming a caregiver for a loved one with life-changing illnesses can bring new situations each day.