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3 Challenges Caregivers Face – and How to Conquer them

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2022 4:56:04 PM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caregiver Highlights, Caregiving Journey

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3 Challenges Caregivers Face – and How to Conquer them (1)

Being a caregiver requires endless amounts of energy, empathy and patience. Caregiving is a time-consuming undertaking that can easily lead to burnout.

If you’re caring for a loved one, it’s important to be aware of the challenges caregivers face, so that you’re able to address them if you need to. Taking care of others means taking care of yourself.

 

 

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Strategies to Help with Wandering

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2021 1:21:41 PM / by Alzheimer's Association of Singapore posted in Positive Reinforcements, Caregiving Journey, Wandering, declining memory

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Thomas’ mother, who lives with Alzheimer’s Disease, gave him had a rude shock one morning. When he awoke at 3 am and came out for a drink, he found his mother wandering around the dark kitchen in her nightgown. When quizzed on what she was doing, all she did was smile and say hello, while being unable to explain her bewildering action.

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Compassion Fatigue Among Caregivers During Covid-19

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 27, 2021 10:07:14 AM / by Karl D. LaRowe posted in Positive Reinforcements, Caregiving Journey, Self-Compassion, Compassion Fatigue

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Professionals regularly exposed to the traumatic experiences of the people they service, such as healthcare, emergency and community service workers, are particularly susceptible to developing Compassion Fatigue. This can impact standards of patient care, relationships with colleagues, or lead to more serious mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or depression.”

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A Family Empowered, Despite Dementia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 1, 2021 10:34:09 AM / by Alzheimer's Association of Singapore posted in Positive Reinforcements, Alzheimer Care, Caregiving Journey

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