Caregiving is often times a 24/7 job and URS is here to help! URS is offering a new Caregiver Support Group for both caregivers and parents of children and adults with disabilities. Both groups offer a therapeutic atmosphere and structured program that is facilitated by other caregivers.
To learn more about our Support Group for Youth Caregivers, contact Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-853-5428.
To learn more about our Support Group for Adult Caregivers, contact Jeremy at email@example.com or 937-853-5449.
Original post from Caregiver Action Network
- Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone!
- Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one.
- Accept offers of help and suggest specific things people can do to help you.
- Learn how to communicate effectively with doctors.
- Caregiving is hard work so take respite breaks often.
- Watch out for signs of depression and don’t delay getting professional help when you need it.
- Be open to new technologies that can help you care for your loved one.
- Organize medical information so it’s up to date and easy to find.
- Make sure legal documents are in order.
- Give yourself credit for doing the best you can in one of the toughest jobs there is!