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The Caregiver Journey

Presbyterian Senior Living is dedicated to educating caregivers, both new and experienced, on the ins and outs of caregiving, at every step of the way. Because caregiving isn't a cakewalk.

How Long Have You Been Caregiving?

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New To Caregiving

You've just found out that your loved one needs your help, or have been caregiving for less than a year.

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Caregiver

You've been caring for your loved one for a while, and are looking for a little extra help.

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Overwhelmed Caregiver

The stress of caregiving is starting to take its toll. You may need significant outside help.

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Transitioning Caregiver

You've realized a senior living community is the best option for your loved one and are in the process of looking for one.

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New To Caregiving

What causes this stage of caregiving?

Maybe your loved one has reached a certain age, and is constantly asking for your help. Maybe your loved one has fallen, and needed to be rushed to a medical facility. Either way, this is the moment that you realize that caregiving will soon be a major part of your life.

What you can expect from this stage of caregiving?

This stage of caregiving is a lot of trial and error. You'll be learning from nurses, caregivers, doctors, and other professionals, but you'll also do a lot of learning on your own.

We can help you!

We've hand picked the content below to guide you through the first stage of caregiving. Spend some time reading and understanding what to expect here, and always remember that the focus is on your loved one.

5 Tips for Managing Life as a Caregiver

As you start to assume more responsibility in your loved one's life, you may also start to feel more stress or anxiety. Caring for a loved one can be very fulfilling, but it does have its ups and downs.

Download this guide to learn how you can better manage your new life as a caregiver.

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Caregiver

What causes this stage of caregiving?

You've been caring for your elderly loved one for a year or more, and you know the ins and outs of their needs. Most day-to-day duties are being taken care of smoothly and without issue, but sometimes unexpected problems can crop up.

What you can expect from this stage of caregiving?

Once you get into a groove taking care of your loved one, things can get a little easier. However, that doesn't mean it'll be smooth sailing 100% of the time. Unanticipated problems can disrupt business as usual.

We can help you!

We've hand picked the content below to guide you through the second stage of caregiving. Spend some time reading and understanding what to expect here, and always remember that the focus is on your loved one.

Winter Survival Guide

Cold weather is here, and with it comes certain risks and dangers for seniors. But you don't have to worry. With the eBook Preparing Your Aging Loved One for Winter: A Winter Survival Guide for Seniors, you can learn how to prepare your loved one for snow, cold weather, and more.

Click the link below to download your detailed guide with dozens of valuable tips for remaining safe and healthy throughout winter.

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Overwhelmed Caregiver

What causes this stage of caregiving?

Maybe caring for your elderly loved one has taken over almost every aspect of your life, or you're struggling to get through each day without a breakdown. While caring for your loved one is noble, it shouldn't come at the detriment to your own health.

What you can expect from this stage of caregiving?

You may find yourself constantly exhausted, both physically and emotionally. If you are feeling overwhelmed, you may be beginning the process of looking for facilities that can help you alleviate some of the stress.

We can help you!

We've hand picked the content below to guide you through this stage of caregiving. Spend some time reading and understanding what to expect here, and remember, it's okay to ask for help.

5 Steps for Managing Life as a Caregiver

Caring for your loved ones when they need assistance can be very fulfilling and rewarding ­but it always has its ups and downs. Check out the full ebook to get these tips right now.

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Transitioning to Senior Living

What causes this stage of caregiving?

You may have come to the conclusion that a senior living community is the right choice for your elderly loved one. Now you're trying to decide which type of community is the best fit.

What you can expect from this stage of caregiving?

You'll be doing a lot of research on different communities and the benefits each one offers. You may also see some resistance from your loved one if they are reluctant to move out of their home.

We can help you!

We've hand picked the content below to guide you through this stage of caregiving. Spend some time reading and understanding what to expect here, and always remember that the focus is on your loved one.

Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Senior Living Organizations

The differences between non-profit and for-profit senior living organizations could play a major role in your loved one's satisfaction. Read the eBook to learn more about what sets the two types of organizations apart.

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