Compassion sounds obvious when it comes to care. But it’s easy to get caught up in the moment of care, overwhelmed and limited on time. You may find it useful to watch this short video from time to time to help encourage mindful compassion!
The sudden realization that you’re a caregiver can be a difficult one. You may be asking yourself “What’s needed of me?” and “Where do I begin?” Fortunately, there are resources like the Caregiver Action Network (CAN) to help you get started. Visit their post “I Just Realized I’m a Family Caregiver Now” for useful resources and checklists.
As a caregiver, you have a lot to consider. In this guidebook, MetLife Mature Market Institute partnered with the National Alliance for Caregiving to help you assess your unique situation and weigh your family’s options.