Respite: How to Take a Break

Respite: How to Take a Break

Caregiving is like any other job or role. Sometimes you just need to take a break from it to get some rest and relaxation. When caregiving, this is often referred to as respite. There are different types of respite and … Continued
Stress Management

Stress Management

It’s no secret, being a caregiver is sometimes challenging and overwhelming. When caring for someone else, it’s easy to put your own needs aside. The following resources contain tips for self-care, workshops that help you to cope with the stresses … Continued
Dementia

Dementia

Caring for someone with dementia can be a difficult task. We’ve designed this resource page to provide you with a some tools to help on your journey. The page contains education presentations, information on local support groups, steps to getting … Continued
I Am New to Caregiving

I Am New to Caregiving

Caregiving can be a daunting task and you may feel like you are in a whirlwind. You may be feeling worried, scared, guilty, anxious, etc. This website has tools to equip you on your caregiving journey.   Tools you can … Continued
Veterans’ Resources

Veterans’ Resources

Veterans are eligible for a variety of benefits and services that can assist you in caring for them. Below are a few resources that may help you access and use these benefits.   What help is available for caregivers of … Continued
Long-term Care

Long-term Care

At some point in your caregiving your loved one may require more assistance than you are able to provide, in these instances long term care services may be needed. This section will review types of long term care, strategies for … Continued
Managing Daily Care

Managing Daily Care

Much of the job of a caregiver is managing specific health related needs. This can include daily management of health care needs, like medication management or making health care decisions at the end of life. Below are some key resources … Continued
Taking Care of Yourself

Taking Care of Yourself

It’s no secret, being a caregiver is sometimes challenging and overwhelming. When caring for someone else, it’s easy to put your own needs aside. It can be an isolating journey. Although, you may feel like you can do it all … Continued
Caring While Working

Caring While Working

Caregiving is a full-time job but many people are also working another full time job while caring for an older adult. There are a variety of tools out there to help you manage your current job while you are a … Continued