Caregiving can be lonely, no matter what stage you're at. Millions of people worldwide struggle with caring for loved ones while still trying to care for themselves. You don't need to learn about caregiving all on your own. In Caregiving Insights, author Lise Leblanc has compiled brief stories and lessons from experts in the field and people just like you who have been caregivers themselves.Focusing on what other caregivers have learned, from setting boundaries and self care to being vulnerable and taking time to listen, the short stories in Caregiving Insights offer gentle advice from a trusted friend who has been there. Each story shines a light on just one facet of the process, so you can return to this book when your story begins to coincide. You will learn how to look back at happier times and record them for the future, how to manage guilt and grief, how to share caregiving responsibilities with dignity, and more through these heartwarming, informative, and powerful stories.Caregiving Insights is the ideal companion to other books in the "Wish I Knew" series.
For better or worse, caregiving is simply part of everyday family life for most of us, sooner or later. So, as you explore the wonderful stories and lessons learned that are shared by Lise LeBlanc in this book, I wish you peace, joy and most of all, increased awareness that will make the time you spend looking after a loved one as stress free, effective as rewarding as possible for as long as you shall live. - Caroline Tapp-McDougall, Founder of CanadaCares