Blog · September 23, 2016

How to Be Kind to a Caregiver

Caregivers are selfless and do what they do because they love the person they care for, most often without monetary compensation.

If you know a caregiver and want to show your appreciation, here are some ideas:

  • 6bd88575a7d37771c00d82da6333baabEncourage him or her to relax by a gift of bubble bath items
  • Pay them a sincere compliment
  • Take his or her kids to the movies or out to the park for the afternoon
  • Don’t compare their life or their loved one they are caring for with so-and-so
  • Invite them out for coffee or lunch
  • Ask them to tell you about their day
  • Give them a day at the spa or mani/pedi
  • Wash their car
  • Never criticize any aspect of their life
  • Arrange for a housecleaning or home organizer to help
  • Bring dinner
  • Cut them some extra slack
  • Give them a gift card for their favorite restaurant
  • Let them vent
  • Bring over a nice bottle of wine/spirits
  • Don’t complain to them too much

If you have anymore ideas, please leave them below.

Love & Light,