Caregiver Self-Care Checklist for Work-Life Balance

Caregiver Self-Care Checklist for Work-Life Balance

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December 28, 2018

When you’re a caregiver it is easy to overwork yourself. Caregiver stress, fatigue, and overall burnout can be easy to dismiss as less important than undivided attention for your aging or disabled loved one. Caregiving shouldn’t be at the expense of your own well-being and vibrancy. There are ways to manage your responsibilities to yourself as well as to the person in your care.

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An Inclusive Valentine’s Day

Soon, all across the country, children will exchange Valentines with their classmates. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here and I don’t see it disappearing anytime soon. Sure, it kind of is a holiday that was made more important by the marketing machine. But I see nothing wrong with a holiday devoted to celebrating friendship and love.

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5 Autism-Friendly Valentine’s Day Crafts

With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, it’s time to get in the loving spirit. Completing crafts has several different benefits for an individual on the autism spectrum, as crafts aid in increasing fine motor coordination, self-regulation, self-esteem, and bonding between parent and child.

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These Moms are Building a Forever Home for Their Adult Autistic Children

Susan Wallitsch is the primary caregiver for her 27-year-old son Frank, who is autistic and functionally nonverbal. A few years ago, when she had a health crisis and was temporarily unable to care for him, the solutions she found were limited—and troubling.

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