Caregivers need to take care of themselves, too

BQB Publishing

My husband’s cousin, Karen, is having a hard time taking care of her elderly parents right now. Between both parents, there is a knee replacement, a hip replacement, kidney failure and newly diagnosed lung cancer. Caring for aging parents is difficult and exhausting, both physically and mentally. In addition to her own full-time job, she is also caught in the quandary between helping them continue living at home, hiring in-home care or choosing an expensive live-in nursing facility.

With all these decisions I know that Karen doesn’t take care of herself very well. When is there time, right?

So, as soon as it is available on October 7, 2015, this is the perfect book for her:

caregiveraffirmationsAbout Affirmations for a Family Caregiver: Caregiving can be difficult, even on its best days, and staying upbeat is one of the most loving things that a caregiver can do for the care receiver—the…

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