Due to the needs of the spouse, child or friend they are caring for, caregivers often have little to no time to take care of their own mental health needs. In a recent CHSC Caregiver Group meeting, the discussion focused on the topic of what some of our caregivers have tried - and enjoyed - to reduce their stress levels.
Welcome to the Daily Victories Blog
This blog will focus on sharing content and ideas for those at home recovering from an acquired communication disorder. Our caregiver support group members will post content and ideas to achieve victories each and every day. We hope that you find these posts valuable. We'd love to hear from you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments or suggestions that you may have.
As a caregiver, it is easy for us to overlook our own physical, mental and emotional needs as we care for others. This can quickly lead to feeling burned out, which would not be beneficial for us or our loved ones.
You may find it challenging to access beneficial resources that allow you to properly care for your loved one. We have researched some at-home activities that encourage communication for adults who are recovering from a stroke or maintaining skills after a neurodegenerative diagnosis. These morning activities consist of routines that get you both up and moving and allow for independent participation.