asking for help

4 Effective Ways to Ask for Help — and Get It

Posted on 02/20/2013 by | Caregiving | Comments

CaregivingWhy is it so hard for family caregivers to ask friends and family for help? They may be in the throes of a crisis or bone-weary, but there’s something about that independent, I-can-do-it-myself American way that gets in our way. Caregivers, it’s OK — and wise — to let go. I can’t say it enough: You don’t, and shouldn’t, do all the caregiving. I recently heard California bioethicist Viki Kind, a former family caregiver and author of the Caregiver’s Path …