Over the last two years, we have worked really hard to come to you with information-packed posts that will help you become a better caregiver.

In today’s post, I am aggregating our best posts on care-giving.

At Green Tree Home Care, our goal is to provide you and your loved ones with a memorable caregiver experience.

If you need care for your loved one and you live in the Greater San Diego area or Orange County area, we’re just a phone call away.

An so, here are 22 resources that will help you become a better caregiver.

22 Resources That Will Help You Become A Better Caregiver

Taking care of yourself as a caregiver

As a caregiver, you have to take care of yourself. In fact, I argue that if you don’t take great care of yourself, you will find yourself failing in your role as a caregiver.

Not sure how to get started? Here are some posts to help.

Caregiver Self-care-7 ways to take care of your mental health

Caregiver stress – 5 self-care tips for the family caregiver

Loved one in hospice care? How to prepare yourself emotionally.

Moving parents in with you/Discussing home care

Are you in the middle of discussing home care options with your loved one? Or planning to move them in with you? Here are a few considerations to make.

5 caregiver strategies every caregiver should know

How to care for a family member you don’t like –Dealing with a difficult parent or loved one? Learn how to navigate those waters.

When parents move in-Learning to live with Dad again – You may have grown up with them, but people change and life is different now.

5 rules every adult child should consider while living with elderly parents

Private caregivers vs agency caregivers

What to do when your loved one is not eating

Mom is resisting home care-How to ease the transition – The conversation around home care is a difficult one for many. Learn how to navigate it.

Financial issues

Money has the ability to tear families apart. In order to become a better caregiver, you have to know how to handle your loved one’s finances. It is also important that you don’t become a scammer yourself.

Senior Scams-Is your loved one at risk – Learn the signs of senior fraud so you can protect your loved ones!

Financial elder abuse-How to spot it and deal with it

When adult children become responsible for handling parent’s finances

Health Conditions

Learn what is common when it comes to common elder healthcare problems.

Caring for your loved one with early-stage Alzheimer’s – Your loved one can still do a lot for themselves during the early stage of Alzheimer’s.

Dealing with Hallucinations in Elderly People

7 diabetes complications every caregiver should know about

Kidney stones in the elderly-what every caregiver should know

6 Common senior healthcare problems you should be aware of

How to detect signs of dehydration in the elderly

Depression in seniors-what you can do to help

Discharge planning-what to do after your loved one has been in the hospital

Elder Abuse

Know it so you can report it or deal with it.

How to spot elder abuse as a caregiver

 

Want to give the best care you can? Browse this library of posts and we have no doubt that you will.