No one should face Alzheimer’s or dementia alone. And if you’re caring for a loved one with the disease, you don’t have to. There is a portable support group within the 101 stories of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias.” This collection— a collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association®— offers helpful […]
We offer Gift Certificates for Homemaking, Companionship, Respite, Personal Care, and/or Child Care. Minimum of 4 hours required ~ all locations in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties! Give a gift of housecleaning to a loved one, a respite to a tired Family Caregiver allowing the Caregiver to leave the home, take a break, or […]
TLC Caregivers encourages every person and agency to participate in this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others! NATIONAL SHUT-IN VISITATION DAY is February 11th – A visit to a shut-in can make a positive difference in that person’s life. February 11th celebrates National …Shut-in Visitation Day and each year on this […]
One of the most difficult aspects of being a caregiver for another person is finding time to take care of your own needs. Caregiving is an unpredictable, chaotic and continuous task so it can feel impossible to create a schedule that includes time for self-nurturing and rest. Read all about how you can stay healtier…here.
Caring for an ill parent, spouse, or other loved one can be a demanding and debilitating task. Aging populations and shorter hospital stays mean more of us are filling this role. In the U.S., nearly 66 million people — or one in three adults — provide care to a family member who is ill, disabled or […]
Almost a third of adults (29%) act as a caregiver for an ill or disabled relative, according to the National Alliance of Caregiving, and of those, around two-thirds (66%) are female. For many, it’s literally a full time job: about a third of family caregivers spend more than 30 hours a week on caregiving tasks, […]