As a caregiver, you’re expected to meet someone else’s needs, all while keeping normal life afloat. Sarah Forgrave, author of Prayers of Hope for Caregivers, shares 10 Bible Verses that offer encouragement for caregivers who feel alone, weary, hopeless and frazzled. Enter the book giveaway for your chance to win a free copy of Sarah’s book!
If you’ve ever been in a caregiving role, whether it be for a child, spouse, sick parent or relative, you know how hard it can be to care for yourself as well. In this episode, I speak with Sarah Forgrave, author of the book, Prayers of Hope for Caregivers, about caregiver burnout, and how we can have hope as caregivers, despite the toll it can take.
When someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, it’s natural to want to jump in and help. When my husband was diagnosed with cancer multiple times, and most recently, when I received a diagnosis, people wanted to know what they could do to help. Even as I walked through it, I had other friends who were also walking a similar road and my husband and I desired to help.
Jesus gave us the commandment, “…Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples” (John 13:34-35). You may be wondering how to support someone with cancer or how to show love to a friend who is going through a difficult trial, like treatment for cancer?
In today’s post, I’m interviewing the husband caregiver whose wife has dementia. He shares signs and symptoms that led them to seek medical attention.