Balancing Caregiving with the Holidays is Possible
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Other Tips Suggested by Caregivers
Schedule something to pamper ME during the holidays. It can be anything from coffee with a friend or two or go get my hair cut or carving out time to polish my nails.
Go to bed early. get plenty of sleep. fill your house with your favorite Christmas tunes If you entertain have everyone bring a dish rather than you having to do everything
Get holiday mail ready to send by Thanksgiving and have shopping done by then as well. Talk to my loved one about his expectations for the holiday and try to plan accordingly.
Decline hosting this year and let someone else in the family do the heavy lifting.