Yesterday, on Table Talk on Your Caregiving Journey, @trish joined me for our monthly chat. Trish caught us up on how she’s managing the transition of Robert now living with her and her husband (@kreisler). You can listen to our show via the player below.
The challenge of the transition isn’t about whether the decision to move Robert into their home was the right one–because it was the best one. The transition is about juggling the schedules and needs so needs are met, schedules are kept. Trish had a routine and schedule that included time for herself in the morning and in the evening. She knows her days are better when she keeps that time in her schedule. It’s just a challenge right now to find that time.
Change demands we give it time. And, time, of course, requires patience. Giving change time and patience can be tough because we expect that we can adjust to a change quickly and seamlessly. We can ourselves time and patience, we’ll find we manage the change a little bit easier.
I’d love to know: What’s been your toughest caregiving transition so far? The transition could be an addition of service, a different medication schedule, a move. Please share how you managed the transition in the comments section, below.
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