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2608, 2020

Wound Care Specialists: Who are They, and Why are They So Important for Family Caregivers? A Guest Post by Farlyn Lucas

August 26, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

Wound care specialists are trained to treat all varieties of both acute and chronic wounds. This includes those received from acute injuries, diabetes, pressure sores, and surgery, as well as wounds that require continuous care because they will never heal (which affects an estimated five million Americans). Wound care specialists [...]

605, 2020

Happy Nurse Recognition Week 2020: The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

May 6, 2020|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

Never forget, when the Universe created this Blue Planet, it asked a small legion of compassion, generous, and brave souls to dedicate the careers to taking care of its inhabitants...and your soul said yes. You are doing the universe's work each and every day. You give meaning to the phrase, [...]

610, 2019

Join Me In Orlando. I Will be Joining Shelia Warnock, Founder of the Share The Care Organization

October 6, 2019|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

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2809, 2019

6 Self Care Habits That Will Help You Fill Your Cup So That You Have More To Give To Others: A Guest Post by Carmen Comsa

September 28, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Caregivers are the most selfless and caring people in the world, however, they most often tend to forget to take care of themselves. When someone we love is in pain, we focus on them. It’s natural and it’s what caring people do. However, when we ignore self-care, we increase our risk of burnout and we are more vulnerable in the face of physical and mental health problems. Not only that, but no one has unlimited resources so it is important to fill your cup if you want to have more to give. With that in mind, let’s look at some self-care habits that can help you stay motivated and energized to care for others.

1506, 2019

Step 7: Balance, Happiness & Long-Term Self-Care Maintenance A Guest Post by Amand Ghosh

June 15, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

Welcome back to the series:  Breaking into the Self-Care Mindset for Professional and Family Caregivers! If you’re new, go back and check out Steps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 and spend 2-4 weeks implementing the exercises in each step. In total, you should devote about 6 months to [...]

2605, 2019

Step 6: Get Rid of Guilt and Stop Functioning for Others A Guest Post by Amanda Ghosh

May 26, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

Welcome back to the series Breaking into the Self-Care Mindset for Professional and Family Caregivers! If you’re new, go back and check out Steps 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 and spend 2-4 weeks implementing the exercises in each step. If you’ve been following along, let’s dive in! The last few [...]

2603, 2019

10 Tips for New Grads Who Are Still Trying to Land a Job: A Guest Post by Amanda Ghosh

March 26, 2019|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

2018 goals - handwriting in black ink on a sticky note with a Christmas tree New Year resolutions concept. You’ve probably heard more than one person tell you about the nursing shortage. So, you never expected to have to hunt for a job! Unfortunately, despite a real shortage [...]

2103, 2019

Dealing with Your Mind: Step 4 in the Self-Care Mindset for Professional & Family Caregivers A Guest Post by Amanda Ghosh

March 21, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Welcome back to the series on Breaking into a Self-Care Mindset for the Professional and Family Caregiver! So far, we’ve re-connected to our true selves in Step 1, built our self-worth in Step 2, and learned to set boundaries in Step 3. We’ve come a very long way! Let’s give [...]

1303, 2015

Family Support Research: Tell Us What We Need To Know!

March 13, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tell Us What We Need to Know about Family Support! This March, the Family Support Research & Training Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Easter Seals are joining together to support a national research initiative Family Support: Tell Us What We Need to Know. From March 9 [...]

902, 2015

WISCONSIN’S LOSS WILL BE OREGON’S GAIN GUEST POST BY Sheila Warnock of Share The Care

February 9, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2001 I heard from Claire Culbertson who, at the time, was working at the University of Wisconsin's Comprehensive Cancer Center.  She called to ask permission to use our Share The Care™ (STC) model for a program to help women with breast cancer. A year later, late in 2002, as [...]

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