Highgate Senior Living Blog

April 5, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

When the Stress of Caregiving at Home Becomes Too Much

Beverly spent her career working as a nurse in long-term care nursing homes. When her husband, James, started struggling with incontinence, she put in a catheter. When she started experiencing....

Topics: Caregiver Guilt, Caregiver Help

February 15, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How to Manage Long-Distance Caregiver Guilt

If you live an hour or more away from a person who needs care, you are a long-distance caregiver. Long-distance caregivers often struggle with making sure they understand the needs of the care....

Topics: Family Matters, Caregiver Guilt

February 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

7 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Guilt

You cannot live a completely guilt-free life, so there is no such thing as entirely guilt-free caregiving, either. However, you can keep your feelings of guilt within manageable bounds.

Topics: Caregiver Guilt, Caregiver Help

February 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Feeling Guilty? You Are Not Alone

Do you ever feel jealous of your friends who are able to go out and do things that you can no longer do because of your caregiving responsibilities? What about anxiety because things are out of....

Topics: Caregiver Guilt

February 1, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Why Caregivers Feel Guilty

If there is one emotion that nearly anyone caring for an aging loved one can count on feeling, it is guilt.

Topics: Caregiver Guilt