Caregiver Resources - Self-Care
Listed below you will find helpful self-care resources for caregivers.
This course teaches caregivers about the importance of self-care. Being a caregiver is extremely stressful and they often neglect themselves while caring for a loved one. The goal of this course is to provide caregivers with strategies on how to identify signs of stress as well as demonstrate ways to restore balance and vitality to their lives.
Caregivers faces unique challenges when caring for a loved one with an illness or injury which makes it difficult to leave the home. Caring for a loved one at home can impact the caregiver’s well-being and adds additional stress to their daily tasks, such as shopping or making their own appointments. This course discusses how caregivers can create a space for themselves at home that allows them to focus on their own health and well-being.
The topic of intimacy and caregiving is a very critical one to the quality of life for caregivers care recipients and the family unit. This course on intimacy and caregiving will provide both caregivers and care recipient an introduction on how intimacy can be affected by providing care to someone with a serious injury or illness. This course will also share ways to improve intimacy after an injury and/or illness.
This course is designed for Service member or Veteran caregivers and provides information to help caregivers identify destructive behaviors in relationships, promote healthy behaviors through communication, and stress reduction skills. The goal of this course is to help a family member or caregiver recognize conflicts and differences within their interactions and use practical skills to help build, restore, and maintain a loving relationship.