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In Six Words, What’s a Lazy Caregiving Day?

tired-hikers-249683_640My parents just bought a new car, which has brought them a great deal of happiness. They are over the moon with their red compact SUV.

Except that my mom is a little nervous to drive this compact SUV which feels more like a monster truck to her. So, this morning, she told me she is driving the new car to her water aerobics class. It’s a short drive, it’s a well-worn path and it’s a Saturday morning of a holiday weekend. “I’m hoping most people won’t be out,” she said.

It could be a lazy Saturday for some.

What about you for you? Do you have any lazy days in caregiving?

I’d love to know: How would you describe a lazy caregiving day in six words? Is it even possible for “lazy” and “caregiving” to share the same sentence space? Tell me what you think–share six-word description of a lazy caregiving day in our comments section, below.

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I began working with family caregivers in 1990 and launched CareGiving.com 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.

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5 comments

  1. Doing nothing but watching mom and trying to get over my cold.

     
  2. Profile photo of lookingheavenward

    Mom sleeping, Chores complete, crocheting order

     
  3. Profile photo of jan

    Mom plays by herself all day.

     
  4. Profile photo of Trish

    Robert home; not sick; good mood;

    Puzzle books, sleepy dogs, day off.

     
  5. No appointments,. leftovers, quiet patient, clean house.

     

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