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
- A How to Guide: Caregiver AppsNeed a little extra help as a caregiver? There are numerous apps available to assist with caregiving responsibilities. AARP has developed a list of helpful apps you can download to your phone, Apple watch, iPad, or any other device. These apps are free to download and easy to use. … Read more »
- How To Celebrate Mother’s Day with DementiaMother’s Day is a fantastic time to show your gratitude and appreciation for mothers and all that they do. However, this can be a difficult holiday to celebrate if your mother has dementia. Home Care Assistance has provided a list of activities to help guide your day and make it… Read more »
- Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?According to an article from Harvard Business Review, “77% of caregivers ages 18 to 34 said the pandemic has made them feel more burned out than ever before, compared to 57% of caregivers aged 65 and older.” Clearly burnout and stress rates are increasing. Family caregivers are faced with so… Read more »