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Words of Wisdom for Senior Caregivers

Posted by CaraVita Staff on October 1 2018

senior caregiversHaving a job as senior caregiver can be a very fulfilling and rewarding career, that will provide for complete job satisfaction. When you care for an elderly loved one, there is a great sense of honor and purpose in your life. It may sometimes become a little tough to exert a lot of energy into helping someone else, so it is important to seek help to avoid caregiver burnout. CaraVita Home Care wants all caregivers and family members who care for others to feel appreciated. Here are a few words of wisdom for senior caregivers.

“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” -Tia Walker 

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It is an interesting transition when you begin helping those who used to help you. For some, it can be challenging for older parents to accept this change in roles. If the senior in your life does not verbally show appreciation for all the hard work you put forth, just remember caring for others is an honorable and admirable service.

Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.” -Amy Leigh Mercree 

You may not feel that caregiving provides a huge impact, but being a caregiver for seniors can be life-changing. Every day, you help someone live their life and bring them comfort and happiness. This feeling is magnified when your caregiver is a family member. However, even if you have a successful senior caregiver that is not related to you, you may find that the attention they provide will begin to feel like family.

“No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?” -Lee Iacocca

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At CaraVita, we genuinely hold the greatest appreciation for our senior population. Seniors have paved the way for our society today, and have given us platforms to build some of our most significant accomplishments. Without those who sacrificed in World War II, we may not be able to live in the America we do today. If it was not for the families that went through the hardest passage in history, The Great Depression, we might not have some of our knowledge on preservation or the appreciation of a dollar. 

“Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us haven given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy. -Senator John Hoeven 

senior caregiversWe appreciate all those who have gotten us where we are today - past Americans, our older parents, their parents. Without these strong, amazing individuals we would not have the fantastic country we do today. Now that those who have sacrificed for our happiness are in need of help, we believe the best way to show appreciation is to give them our care and attention. If you are a senior caregiver, thank you for all you do. You get to do amazing work in being there for those who brought us where we are today. 

Being a caregiver can still be challenging, if you are interested in seeking additional help, contact us today.

Topics: CaraVita Senior Care, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources