What can we do for family caregivers for valentine’s day? Valentine’s day is about love. Can we count the ways family care givers caring for an aging family members represent the heart and soulful love of Valentines Day.
What can you give a caregiver on Valentine’s Day?
Loving gifts, including chocolate which we all covet but comes in handy to relieve stress and of course added to respite maybe a few hours off, maybe on valentine’s day itself would be sweet gift.
Another gift is the simple act of thanking them for all they do at such a cost to themselves that they rarely voice . Here is another list of gifts including pampering caregivers and a way to find the right spa . AARP has its own terrific list with aromatherapy and bath essentials
If you have an aging parent caring for a spouse they can experience most fraught filled valentine’s day. The person who you gave all your heart to – at times for many decades- is there but not there in a way they can be a classic valentines love . So, taking the couple out for dinner or giving respite to the spouse and taking her to a special valentine’s brunch or event- so she can share the love you have for him or her. This can be a soulful warm gift for someone spending time with the love of their life who is not able to share the romantic day any more.
Can’t make a gift yourself and want an idea. Pinterest has a whole board of gifts for caregivers in including valentine . Amazon has a whole list and if have a prime membership you can order today and they will deliver it
Finally, AARP has a tech list for caregivers that has good ideas