Caregiver’s Heart Podcast Episode #07: Why Is Avoiding Isolation Part of Successful Caregiving?
When someone is ill, it is normal to become somewhat isolated. Usual social interactions can be overwhelming when energy is needed to heal.
And caregivers can get so involved in the caregiving that intentionally or not they become isolated.
When Lisa became a caregiver, she found herself backing away from usual commitments. She didn’t have the time, she was too tired, and yes she just sometimes didn’t want to discuss her caregiving with friends. Too often they didn’t understand.
And Lisa quickly tired of having to explain.
Lisa’s situation is not unique. Caregiving CAN be exhausting, lonely and stressful. In caregiving avoiding isolation is an important part of more than surviving – thriving.
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