Compassion Fatigue

2201, 2022

Want Your Vision to Stay Sharp and Healthy? Check Out These 11 Preventative Eye Care Tips A Guest Post by Aaron Barriga

January 22, 2022|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , |

A pair of black reading glasses or spectacles on an Snell en eye chart Sharp and healthy vision is extremely precious. Ask those who are not blessed with it! But if you don’t care for what you have, it can go away. So this article is here with 11 essential [...]

1001, 2022

Is Meditation In the Workplace a Good Thing or Just Another Wellness Hack? A Guest Post by Vytautas Vaitkevicius

January 10, 2022|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Creating a Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture depends on so many details. Still, there's always a small but meaningful action that you can take to improve it, especially for such stressful yet compassionate professions as a caregiver. Meditation is undoubtedly one of those actions! Is it the ultimate wellness hack? [...]

210, 2021

Breaking Down the 7 Dimensions of Senior Health and Wellness A Guest Post by Gabrielle Baglino

October 2, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Breaking down and understanding the dimensions of senior health and wellness enables each of us to live our life to what we define as our fullest. While dreams might change as time passes, there are ways to maintain optimum health to pursue them as you grow older. Understanding this basic [...]

2606, 2021

Alcohol and Substance Abuse and Seniors: Here’s What Caregivers Need to Know A Guest Post Monika Heft

June 26, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  According to the National Council on Drug and Alcohol Dependence, there are approximately 2.4 million older adults in the U.S.A. who are suffering from the issues of drugs and alcohol. However, despite its frequency among seniors, substance abuse has been labeled as an invisible epidemic by the (SAMHSA)Substance Abuse [...]

2705, 2021

Meditation and Yoga: How They Can Help Seniors and Their Caregivers A Guest Post by Beverly Nelson

May 27, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Photo by JD Mason on Unsplash When a senior is no longer able to perform daily tasks safely on their own, a caregiver is the person who steps in and takes care of those responsibilities. Caregivers can be formal (paid) or informal (unpaid). Informal caregivers are typically family members caring [...]

2105, 2021

Setting Goals & Taking Action: How Much Money Will You Need for Retirement? A Guest Post by Gregory Rozdeba

May 21, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

2018 goals - handwriting in black ink on a sticky note with a Christmas tree New Year resolutions concept. Retirement planning can be tricky. With average life expectancy increasing, it’s hard to predict how many years of retirement you’ll have, let alone how much money you’ll need. None [...]

1205, 2021

Nurses, Sleep and Patient Safety: How To Balance Work With Healthy Sleep Habits A Guest Post by Elizabeth Hines

May 12, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nurses tend to work around the clock to ensure the safety and care of their patients. In fact, according to Nurse Theory, many nurse work the following shift intervals: 8-hour 10-hour 12-hour, OR 16-hour Even with long hours, many nurses can grow tired at some point. Thus, sleep deprivation starts [...]

2404, 2021

Multiple Barriers: The Challenges Faced When Integrating Family Caregivers Into Health Care Teams, And How These Can Be Overcome A Guest Post by George J. Newton

April 24, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

Family members have historically been the primary caregivers to older and vulnerable relatives, and traditionally close-knit families have relied on local relatives for care. Even as the private care industry booms, there are still over 50 million family caregivers operating in America alone. Family caregivers are often close at hand [...]

811, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/Verse Thirty

November 8, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Five The one who uses the Tao to advise the ruler Does not dominate the world with soldiers Such methods tend to be returned The place where the troops camp Thistles and thorns grow Following the great army There must be an inauspicious year A [...]

411, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Seven

November 4, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Seven Heaven and Earth are everlasting The reason Heaven and Earth can last forever Is that they do not exist for themselves Thus they can last forever Therefore the sages: Place themselves last but end up in front Are outside of themselves and yet survive [...]

701, 2017

5 Tips from Experts on Caring On Caring for Elderly Parents at Home A Guest Post by Jessica Hegg

January 7, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

  Each year, millions of Americans find themselves caring for their elderly parents or aging family members at home for the first time.   **Currently, there are more than 34 million family caregivers in the U.S.   If you are one of them, clearly, you are not alone. While the initial [...]

1909, 2016

The CARE Act: Helping Family Caregivers From Hospital to Home

September 19, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on 03/07/2016 by AARP  In preparing Mom’s medication, my 90-year-old Pop would fill a syringe using the light of the kitchen window to see if the dosage was correct. He set up the nebulizer on a table with handwritten step-by-step instructions to remind him how to operate it. [...]


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