Blog: Self Development Coaching

Is Caregiving Everywhere?

What comes to mind for you when you think of a 'caregiver'? Is it the person who is hired to come in and assist your frail, elderly aunt or parent or grandparent? Over the many years of assisting family caregivers of the chronically ill, I slowly have come to see that almost everyone is a caregiver in some way or another. The narrow perception that most people have about the word 'caregiver' makes it hard to identify with it. For some, the word takes on a negative meaning. One person told me "we need to change the word". Maybe, but remember "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet". Please allow me a few minutes to take you into the caregiving world and surprisingly you may see yoursel

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