“My Life After Caregiving” (caring.com)

Though this article was written by a woman who lost her mother awhile ago to Alzheimer’s, the messages apply to all caregivers, regardless of diagnosis.

The author of this Caring.com post shares feelings and experiences she’s had post-caregiving including:
* relief:  “I felt a powerful sense of release.”
* reflection
* sadness, loneliness and guilt
* finding support:  “The need for a strong support network doesn’t end once caregiving does.”
* regaining time and money
* re-discovering happier memories

Here’s a link to the post:


My Life After Caregiving
My experience so far after the “long goodbye”
By Dayna Steele, Chief Caring Expert
Last updated: Dec 01, 2016
(First posted: June 2016)