Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible.
Tia Walker

Navigating the Transition into Caregiving

Navigating the Transition into Caregiving

Jun 6, 2019-- "Being a caregiver is not something most people think or dream about, let alone prepare for, even though it's a role many of us will inhabit, since there are approximately 43 million informal caregivers in the United States and 6.5 million caregivers in the United Kingdom. When a loved one becomes a caregiver everything changes, including responsibilities, beliefs, hopes, expectations and relationships. Caregiving is always different than we imagine it to be, largely because so few of us think through our care roles in advance. The disorientation associated with these roles can be deep, intense, and isolating because it entails a series of paradoxes." This thoughtful excerpt shares more. (5387 reads)


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