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WELCOME TO CAREGIVING NETWORK

This network was originally created to support and facilitate communication and networking among those who provide care for a loved one. Many are joining for the sharing, community, and networking as well. You can join all groups that are of interest to you.

We hope this network will help you every step of the way in this wonderful & challenging journey of care-giving.

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Dealing With Guilt When Moving a Loved One to Assisted Living

There are many different ways to help us cope with this guilt. Rather than worrying about every little detail of care, you must learn to detach a little. It is painful and impractical to be so consumed in each detail. You must step back and ask yourself “What more could I do?” Realize that you didn’t cause your loved ones illness. Understand that sometimes professional care is necessary. Take time to grieve your loss. This is a big change in not only your loved one’s life, but also in your own.…

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Understanding Validation

One of the options we have in any problem situation is acceptance. Validation is one way that we communicate acceptance of ourselves and others. Validation doesn't mean agreeing or approving. Validation is the recognition and acceptance of another person's thoughts,feelings, sensations, and behaviors as understandable. This is where you can learn how to effectively validate your loved ones feelings and behavior, you can ask questions, share stories or help others understand how to do this every…

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Caring for a Parent

Is it safe for Mom to live on her own? What should you do about Dad's difficult behavior? How to manage incontinence, falling, or problems with other family members? Discuss these topics in this online support forum thread created for adult children caring for a parent. Get tips, advice, and support for your care giving questions or concerns. Connect with others who are dealing with same issues.

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Caring for a Spouse

Welcome to our Forum thread dedicated to the topic of caring for a spouse. Share your experiences caring for your husband or wife. Talk about ailments and treatments, caregiving and relationship challenges, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back to this online support forum as often as you like. Remember that you are not alone. There are many others who are experiencing similar challenges. As you connect with us and others, you will find that help and advice are only a…

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2 Replies · Reply by Kristina Law Jul 20, 2014

Introductions

Welcome to our Caregiving Network. We are glad you are here. We started this network in hope that it will help & support you every step of the way in this wonderful & often challenging journey of care-giving for your loved one. Please take a moment and introduce yourself here in this thread so that we can get to know you better and understand the challenges you are facing at this time. Sincerely, Steve Sabins

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