Who should be in your caregiving network?
Research professional resources in your community.
Icebreaker questions (choose one)
If you were an Olympic athlete, what sport would you compete in?
If you could have dinner with one famous person still living, who would it be?
If your life was a movie, what kind of music would be in the soundtrack?
Who is in your support network?
What have you found to be a helpful resource?
What challenge are you facing that an outside resource can potentially help with?
Does your employer have an employee assistance program? Have you ever used it for counseling about your caregiving role?
As a result of the CareAware video series, what is one change you will make as a caregiver?
Review the Caregiver Weekly Check Up
Periodically reviewing these questions may help you be more aware of what is happening in your caregiving journey and find perspective to make better decisions. Even if you don’t journal, you may find it helpful to discuss these questions with a small group, healthcare professional, or other supports.
Help and Hope for Family Caregivers accompanying workbook.