Highgate Senior Living Blog

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 receiver while often feeling guilty about living so far away from those they are caring for. They frequently ask the questions, Am I visiting enough? Am I calling enough? Am I doing enough?

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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.

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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 control and you do not know how to bring them back into control? Think you are not doing a good enough job as a caregiver?

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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.

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