A NOTE FROM YOSAIF: Why I Wrote Coaching for Caregivers
INTRODUCTION: How Coaching for Caregivers Will Help You & How to Use It
STUFF HAPPENS: It Happened in Loveland; Stories from Three Inspiring Caregivers
PART ONE: REACH IN (BEFORE REACHING OUT)
I. YOUR NEEDS: What are your needs right now?
II. YOUR PERSONAL RESOURCES: What physical, emotional and spiritual resources do you have to draw on?
III. YOUR STRENGTHS: What do you bring to the table?
IV. YOUR BELIEFS: How do you feel about reaching out? What might be getting in your way?
V. YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS: How to get the help you need without feeling intruded upon.
VI. BENEFITS: For you, your loved one and those you reach out to.
PART TWO: REACH OUT (AND GET WHAT YOU NEED)
I. BE SMART: The baker’s dozen smartest/dumbest things you can do.
II. GATHER YOUR CIRCLES OF SUPPORT
III. CAREGIVING FROM AFAR
IV. GET IN SYNC WITH YOUR MEDICAL TEAM
V. CAREGIVING DURING TRANSITIONS FROM THE HOSPITAL OR REHAB
VI. CARESITES: Choose them and use them.
VII. RECAP: Reach Out Roadmap
PART THREE: RESOURCES FOR REACHING OUT
THE RIPPLES GO FORWARD: Foundations Created by and/or Supported by Caresite Families
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