caregiver (cg) is facing unexpected problems and changes

Try: Accept the problems and changes as they are and focus on finding and creating the best solutions to them don’t let anyone rush you as you seek to understand the issues and create workable solutions take things one step at a time and try not to make quick band-aid decisions seek assistance from local resources and trusted friends

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Categories: Caregiver Needs&Support, Communication, Emotional Psychological

Information: Unexpected problems and changes can be very difficult for elderly individuals and everyone involved in their care this can bring on mixed emotions as everyone struggles with multiple conflicting priorities doing this in the middle of a crisis is especially difficult planning for change is sometimes a possibility but more often than not changes and problems arise unexpectedly

References: Adapted from information found in the book the complete eldercare planner by joy loverde

Keywords: Change problems issues crisis unexpected issues emotions

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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