I wanted to reblog this. I agree totally that your gift to a Caregiver or a family who is Caregiving is your time, if you just want to help out or are a family friend. Helping means so much to those of us .
I know, I know, you try to chill with some time surfing the internet and you are bombarded with the 5 Things You Must Do and the 10 Things You Should Never Do and the 3 Things You Absolutely Must Stop Doing.
So many experts available to overhaul and repair our lives.
Bumped into a list this morning, but it’s good. It’s not loaded with absolute, must, always, never or any of that arrogance. Just four good ideas, especially if you’re not a caregiver but care about someone who is.
This one most resonated with me:
Time is the greatest gift. Many caregivers have told me that caregiving locks them into whirlwind daily routines of attending to others’ needs. Above all else, they miss time for themselves — to go to the salon or bank, read a book, clean the house or catch up on sleep. The greatest comfort…
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