Fifteen (15) Safe Autumn Activities for Family Caregivers in the Delta Driven Pandemic

Fifteen (15) Safe Autumn Activities for Family Caregivers in the Delta-driven Pandemic

There are nearly 70 million family caregivers in America. Family caregiving is an essential part of the fabric of care in America. Caregiving is stressful. Caregiver burnout is very common. As the pandemic extends into our second autumn and with the explosion of the Delta variant, caregiver self-care is more important than ever. Hospitals are…

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Forty (40) Self-Care Tips for Caregivers in the Extended Pandemic

Forty (40) Self-Care Tips for Caregivers in the Extended Pandemic

We are entering a new wave of the pandemic. The spread of delta variant across the country is causing a rise in the number of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. At this moment no end to this wave is in sight. Family and professional caregivers must be vigilant in their caregiving responsibilities for others. Caregivers must…

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Caregiving Is a Labor of Love

Caregiving is a Labor of Love

Labor Day is celebrated this upcoming Monday.  Labor Day is the federal holiday that honors workers across America.  I have been a family caregiver. I own an agency that provides assistance to family caregivers. I want to honor family and professional caregivers across America on this Labor Day.  I know that caregiving is a labor of love. The…

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Twenty (20) Springtime Stress Busting Activities for Caregivers During the Pandemic

Twenty (20) Springtime Stress Busting Activities for Caregivers During the Pandemic

There are 66 million family caregivers in America. Caregiving is stressful. Caregiver burnout is common. Caregivers need to practice self-care. Caregivers need to take breaks. Caregivers should look for opportunities to build relaxing activities into their day. Here are some activities for family (and professional) caregivers to be enjoyed this spring season: Buy flowers from…

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Twenty-five (25) Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Twenty-five (25) Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Twenty-five (25) Self-Care Tips for Caregivers Today, February 19, 2021 is National Caregivers Day.  Nearly 70 million families are providing care at some level to family members. Additionally, many more professional caregivers are assisting families in providing care-giving.  StaffLink wishes to take a moment to acknowledge both the contributions of family caregivers and professional caregivers…

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Caregiving – A Stressful Calling

Caregiver March 2019 Hands being held

By: Cheryl Hitchcock          Approximately 65 million Americans are caregivers to loved ones. These people, who care for loved ones without training as health care professionals, are in many cases forced to do so due to our aging population and changes in health care system. Whether an ill partner or child, or…

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