Caregiver Support

Caregiver Support

Transitioning into the role of caregiver can impact your life more than expected. We are here to support you through every step in the process, providing you with:

  • Answers about what to expect as your loved one’s illness progresses.
  • Respite care, as needed, so you can attend to your needs and obligations.
  • Education on how to properly care for your loved one.
  • A variety of caregiving related workshops.
  • Referrals to professional caregiving agencies if needed.

 

 

 


 Caregiver Tips:

Caregiver Support

  • Keep a list of people in your personal support network who can help with daily tasks.
  • Learn to delegate.
  • Educate yourself on your loved ones’ disease. We can help you with this process.
  • Write out a list of concerns, questions for the doctor/nurse prior to a visit.
  • Engage in self-care.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Get 15-30 minutes of exercise daily.
  • Meditate, practice deep breathing.
  • Pay attention to your own health, including regular doctor appointments.
  • Engage in support classes or groups.

 


Resources:

For questions, please call any of our offices, in Albany - 229-349-6390, Bainbridge - 229-442-9162, Dublin - 478-272-0023 or Eastman - 478-559-3035.