Today on Your Caregiving Journey: Weight


Today on Your Caregiving Journey: Weight

Today on Your Caregiving Journey helps you begin your day and your week with company and conversations.

Colleen Kavanaugh and Carolyn Grant joined me to share their perspectives about the weight we gain during caregiving. You can listen to our discussion via the player, below. Be sure to add your thoughts in our comments section, below.

About Colleen
Colleen Kavanaugh of The Longest cared for both of her parents for a decade. She is now a Certified Caregiving Consultant who helps family caregivers streamline their lives and cultivate a sense of mission that supports them through the less than perfect days.

About Carolyn
Carolyn Grant, a Certified Caregiving Consultant, has 10 years of experience caregiving for both of her parents while also raising a family. She teaches her clients to recognize their own unique strengths as a caregiver, how to listen actively and to proactively communicate with everyone from doctors to extended family members.

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This was a helpful discussion about the effect of stress during caregiving. I like the concept of changing my thinking to I'm going to relax and take a walk or relax and go for a swim....verses that word \"exercise\" which stresses me out.