Tips for Navigating Challenging Family Members

Caregivers often face negative feedback from family members that may not fully understand the situation. Especially as we approach the holiday season, navigating family relationships while caregiving can be difficult. An article from Daily Caring provides advice for having those conversations with loved ones and setting boundaries for the holiday season.

Family Caregiver Navigator

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Family Caregiver Navigator pilot project. Serving families in SW Idaho by telephone, Navigators offer FREE support and resource referral to unpaid or family caregivers. Receive an action plan to address your personal wellbeing and prevent caregiver burnout. This research-based model is shown to reduce caregiver stress. … Continue reading Family Caregiver Navigator

Navigating Your Employee Benefits and the Law

It’s always a good idea to understand your workplace benefits.  Your workplace might even offer caregiver specific benefits including flexible work options, counseling and support services, eldercare referrals, or Paid Time Off (PTO) for caregiving. States may also differ in the types of support offered to caregivers by employers.  You can learn about these supports … Continue reading Navigating Your Employee Benefits and the Law

Are you a military caregiver?

Every one of us will experience being a caregiver at some point in our lives. Likewise, some of us will have an opportunity to care for veteran and military service members. To improve your caregiving experience you should certainly have as many usible resources as possible. For instance, AARP has released a great resource, providing … Continue reading Are you a military caregiver?