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Practicing Self-Care & Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Feb 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Self-care is essential to all of us, but it can be especially important for family caregivers. When we focus on providing care to a parent or family member, taking care of our own needs is often ignored, or the thought of focusing on ourselves seems selfish. In reality, when you take care of yourself, your loved one will reap the benefits. 

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Tags: Respite Care, Caregivers & Caregiving

How Your Family Can Benefit from Respite Care During the Holidays

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The holiday season is a time for families to come together and celebrate traditions. Spending quality time with one another and creating priceless memories is what this time of year is all about. However, the holidays can also be hectic and cause an added level of stress. This is especially true for individuals who are the primary caregiver of a loved one.

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Using Respite Care as a Trial Stay at The Pavilion Senior Living

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Aug 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

Respite care is a service and resource for both family caregivers and older adults seeking senior care options. However, only 15% of family caregivers utilize respite care services.

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Planning Ahead: Creating an Emergency Caregiver Plan

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on May 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Caregiving can be a rewarding experience, filled with gifted moments of love and accomplishment. It can also be physically and emotionally demanding. Especially for those in the sandwich generation— those responsible for both their children and their aging parents. It can be challenging to maintain a balance of caring for your children, your elderly parent or loved one, and yourself.

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Navigating and Understanding Respite Care Services

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Dec 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

With the trend of informal caregiving growing at a rapid pace, it is important for caregivers and families to understand respite care services and what they can offer to avoid developing caregiver burnout. It can be easy to forget about yourself and your health as you become a caregiver for a loved one. However, this can result in lower quality of care and adverse health effects.

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How to Manage Arthritis and Reduce Symptoms

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

With nearly 50% of people diagnosed with arthritis being 65 years or older, the condition is an increasing pain point amongst the demographic. If you are the caregiver of a senior managing arthritis, you may be looking for ways to reduce their symptoms or alleviate pain.

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5 Reasons to Consider Respite Care for a Family Member

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jan 16, 2018 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

When you're the primary--or even sole--caregiver for a spouse or family member whose health is deteriorating, you'll quickly discover that burnout is a very real possibility. Respite care, however, can go a long way toward improving your quality of life and your family member's.

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