Tell Us: Which Task Would You Delegate?

hand-262091_640Last month, we launched our Daily Log Project, which asks you to track your responsibilities, tasks and reminders during one caregiving day. (Read what happened when @Trish, who cares for her brother, tracked her day.)

Rajiv Mehta, founder of Unfrazzle, and I began the project with the purpose of better understanding your day so we can better meet your needs. And, in order to better understand your day, we need to know the tasks of your day as well as the emotions behind those tasks as well as your perspective of your tasks. Meaning, if you could, would you delegate a task? So, the log prompts you to track your activities, your emotions and whether you would delegate the task.

So, I’d love to know: If you could delegate a caregiving task or responsibility, what would it be? As you think about your answer, suspend reality for the moment and don’t worry if you actually have an individual or a service that could take on that task. For the purpose of this question, you have help which wants to lessen your load. What will you delegate? Tell us in our comments section, below.


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About Denise Brown

I began working with family caregivers in 1990 and launched in 1996 to help and support them. Through my blog, I share words of comfort and offer coping strategies and tips. I also write opinion pieces about recent research, community programs and media coverage of caregiving issues. I've written several caregiving books, including "The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey," "Take Comfort, Reflections of Hope for Caregivers" and "After Caregiving Ends, A Guide to Beginning Again." You can purchase my books and schedule a coaching call with me in our store.

2 thoughts on “Tell Us: Which Task Would You Delegate?

  1. Avatar of LisaDLisaD

    I delegate doctor appointments and other errands. If I’m doing something with one relative- say taking that person on an appointment and another relative needs something done then I ask somebody to help. I also write detailed notes if I’m not there. They’re very popular.

  2. Cathy Mitchell

    It must be the time of year but if I could just hand over all the tax stuff to someone I trusted I would be thrilled.


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