This program completely changed my caregiving style. It offered so many useful resources that I took advantage of. It also helped me in taking care of myself.
I felt very uncomfortable and grief-stricken over my wife's decline. The intake, evaluation, input, and advice provided by [the Navigator] helped me feel more confident about my decisions.
[This program provided] a low-risk platform to talk about my situation, get beneficial suggestions to cope, and communicate when I need help.
Idaho Caregiver Alliance Blog
- Want a Break from Bleak News/Media?Sometimes, staying updated on current events can be draining. The Good News Network provides news that may put a smile on your face. You can visit the website for articles that are funny, heartwarming, or inspiring. Although this is not a primary news source, it can be beneficial to take… Read more »
- Looking for Resources?Each state has their own set of resources for caregivers. AARP has created a comprehensive list of the resources available in Idaho. If you are in another state or curious about different organizations utilized in other states, you can view the article at AARP. Most notably mentioned were the Areas… Read more »
- Need Someone to Talk to?Support groups can be a great way to connect with other individuals. While caregiving is a great joy, it can also take an emotional toll on the caregiver. It can help to simply talk with others that have an idea of what you are going through. By joining a support… Read more »