| The Caregiver
When you decide to care for an older individual whether it be your parent, aunt, uncle, etc., it is important for you to see the blessings of what you are doing far beyond the challenges that you will experience. Caring for someone is a very big responsibility. It often consumes a lot of time and energy from your already busy life. Many of those caring for a loved one are already supporting their own families, careers and personal ambitions. Always remember that what you are doing is a sacrifice rooted in deep compassion, respect and love for the elder in your care. Taken from Age Friendly Manitoba, here are some helpful tips in being a caregiver.