As a family caregiver, ensuring that your loved one maintains their quality-of-life starts with learning more about the behaviors involved with dementia and how you can help. Using these caregiving tips should make the process a more rewarding one.
As in any other relationship, communicating effectively with your home care provider will establish clear boundaries that minimize confusion and yield positive results. Following these communication guidelines should help you and your home care agency enjoy a more mutually beneficial caregiving experience.
A lifestyle-altering event like the COVID-19 pandemic creates unique social challenges because of travel bans, stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Fortunately, as an informal caregiver there are several ways to keep your senior socially engaged, starting with these.