Help I’m a Caregiver Part 2

Are You New to Caregiving?

Here are the 3 important things you need to know as a New Caregiver.

  1. As a Caregiver – You are giving a gift of love
  2. You are caring for your loved one because…
  3. You are caring for you, now!

Let’s look a little closer at:=

2.     You are caring for your Loved One because…!

You have taken this opportunity to care for your Loved One.

Explore this opportunity, learn everything you can about this new appointment!

This is a new opportunity for you to manage – not do everything.

What are your reasons to be caring for your Loved One…because…

This adventure will take time,

Remember your boundaries

Social – Sharing

Emotional – Time  

Physical – Space 

Psychological – Endurance

Financial – Investment

Caring – Commitment

Yet, this too will pass.

Value the time you have with your Loved One.

Some days you may wish you never began this journey, that’s ok, it’s natural.

Some days you may wish you didn’t have to see the changes in your Loved One.

Other days you will be so glad you took this opportunity to give back.

Other days you will know you made the right choice for you.

To learn, To share, To give, To care, To listen, To know, To love.

Remember determination – strength of mind, see it through.

Remember resilience – be flexible and durable

Remember strength – power and vigour

Remember you were created to be you!

Create a great day!

Annie Born

Author & Founder of CarefortheCaregiver.org

Remember to Stay Linked, Informed & Educated to Bring Hope, Health & Happiness to the World.

P.S. You are independent!

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