Guilt &Caregiving

Shame; A feeling of responsibility or remorse for a real or imagined act.

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  • Trying to please someone with memory issues can seem like a losing battle. Many caregivers bend over backwards for their loved ones only to have their efforts fail or fall short. Sometimes the guilt feels overwhelming.

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  • Difficult emotions like guilt often bubble up when facing the need to hire in-home care for a senior. Fortunately, there are steps family caregivers can take to restore balance in their lives and feel at peace with the decision to hire help.

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  • The negative language surrounding caregiving often traps caregivers into an endless mental loop of anger, guilt and sadness. Practice this technique to let go of judgment and readjust your mindset.

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  • Negative thoughts are a normal reaction to stressful situations. Instead of feeling guilty, caregivers must acknowledge these difficult feelings and seek out solutions to achieve a better care experience for both themselves and their care recipient.

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