Tips from Advanced Home Health Care to Soothe Caregiver Burnout

In our last blog post, we shared some of the red flags that can indicate imminent caregiver burnout, as well as the dangers to both the overly-stressed caregiver and the care receiver herself. One of the most critical steps to take when feeling overwhelmed with caregiving stress is to take a time-out to take care of yourself.These tips, courtesy of Advanced Home Health Care of Keokuk, IA, can help reduce…

Family Caregivers: Review These Warning Signs to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Providing care for a senior loved one, although rewarding, is definitely not for the faint of heart. The 24/7 stress of meeting all of a loved one’s needs can quickly escalate to the dangerous point of caregiver burnout – which leads to the possibility of losing even more patience and experiencing more emotional outbursts. And, not only is the caregiver herself affected by burnout, but the senior suffers as well.It’s…