Yesterday, on Your Caregiving Journey, Holly, who cares for her husband, joined me for our monthly chat on Table Talk. You can listen to our show via the player below.
Holly updated us on Dave’s condition; she shared a few tough moments during the holidays and Dave’s need for more help. She also told us how slow Dave moves.
It’s what every family caregiver experiences–a caree that literally moves in slow motion. It’s one of the ways caregiving tests your patience, as you watch your caree butter toast (as Holly shared) or get dressed (as @Trish spoke about in the chat room).
So, I’d love to know: How do you manage caregiving’s slow motion? When your caree moves slow, how do you keep from screaming? How do you not pull your hair out? How do you refrain from stepping in to do for your caree rather than having your caree do for him or herself?
Please share your experiences in our comments section, below.
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