Friday, April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day.
If you haven’t paid much attention to this in the past, here are some thought-provoking reasons why you might want to consider paying attention to it now.
Did you know there are over 42 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S.? Yes, that’s 42 million – unpaid. Whether you’re caring for a loved one at home or from a far, it has its’ challenges. And the current pandemic has made those challenges even more difficult to manage. Here are 5 tips to help.
Bad things happen. We cannot predict or control them, but we can control how we react to them. And once through it, it’s wise to reflect on that event or circumstance to see what the experience has taught us.
Being productive during these sometimes-monotonous days (is it Monday or Saturday? syndrome) is critical to keeping our sanity. The feeling of accomplishing something you haven’t done before, (or have put off for a long time) can be extremely satisfying!
Do you have elderly parents?
Are they of the age where falls are occurring, or trips to the ER are becoming sort of frequent? Has their mental capacity diminished?
For many of us, these are the realities we face. It brings imperative scenarios we must think through, especially during this challenging time.