Eventually, We Will All Need a Caregiver or Be a Caregiver

3 Things Caregivers Need to Remember

Kathy McClelland
Mar 7, 2020 · 5 min read

Caregivers are amazing

We will all be a caregiver or need a caregiver eventually

Our culture values independence, not interdependence. Risky business for people who will inevitability fall prey to need help. Or, be put in a position of needing to help others.

A caregiver is someone who regularly looks after someone in need, whether they are a child. Or a sick, elderly, or disabled person.

Caregivers as moms

Redefining the role of a caregiver

3 things for caregivers to remember

As people, we take care of each other. That’s what we do. Everyone is going to find themselves in a caregiving role at one point in life or another.

Photo by Josh Appel on Unsplash

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Dedicated to sharing hope and encouragement with fellow special needs parents. Go to her blog, kathymcclelland.com and grab a free copy of All Things Beautiful.

All About Health

This publication is dedicated to health: evidence-based health articles, health-related poetry, mental health articles, health facts, health or mental health tips.

Kathy McClelland

Written by

Dedicated to sharing hope and encouragement with fellow special needs parents. Go to her blog, kathymcclelland.com and grab a free copy of All Things Beautiful.

All About Health

This publication is dedicated to health: evidence-based health articles, health-related poetry, mental health articles, health facts, health or mental health tips.

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