The mental and emotional needs of my clients

While some clients have made peace with the fact that none of us live forever, other clients will fight dying by kicking and screaming all the way to the Pearly Gates. They may show signs of depression and be overly anxious in their day-to-day activities. As a caregiver, you may wonder just how you can help alleviate these stressful moments for them and help them come to some kind of peace.
One way that you can do so is to encourage your clients to converse with you about their feelings. If they don’t feel that they can talk to you because you are too close to the situation (too close to them and their family members and friends), then perhaps, it can be you that finds them a suitable counselor; someone that they feel comfortable discussing these issues with. If the counselor believes that your client’s depression or anxiety is severe enough that medicine might be needed to provide relief, then they can either fill the prescription or recommend your client to a medical professional that can do this for them.
By getting your client someone that they can talk to, you or another professional, you are ultimately showing them that you love them and that With Age Comes Respect.


About melissalstoneburner

Melissa is the proud mother of two boys. She also like to take care of all of her elderly clients as though they were her actual flesh and blood, too. Melissa began her elderly care business, Time to Care, in August, 2012. Since then, she has successfully seen several clients through life and onto the next life. She writes about what she knows, what she doesn't know, and reveals all the research in between. She believes that elderly care is the best thing she has ever done in life; second only to being a mother!
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