Making the decision to step into the role of being a family caregiver for your elderly parent is a lifechanging choice. You are agreeing to give of your time, energy, effort, and resources to make sure that your parent’s needs are met and that you they are able to live the highest quality of life possible as they age in place. This can be a challenging experience that can cause you to experience high levels of stress. This stress can lead to a variety of complications for you, including diminished mental and emotional health and well-being. There are many ways that you can reduce this stress and protect your own health and well-being throughout your care journey with them, but one especially beneficial is relying on your friends.
August 15 is Best Friends Day. This is the ideal opportunity for you to acknowledge the benefits of keeping your friends close… Continue reading