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Relationship Challenges & Caregiving

Relationship Challenges & Caregiving

Relationship Challenges & Caregiving.

Feeling Strained in Your Caregiving Role? Rebuild a Stronger Relationship!

Caring for a loved one with a challenging personality can be emotionally draining. This episode offers practical strategies to navigate these complexities and build a more positive caregiving dynamic. Learn how to:

  • Develop empathy and understanding: Discover techniques to see things from your loved one's perspective and address the root causes of difficult behaviors.
  • Set healthy boundaries: Learn how to prioritize your own well-being while effectively caring for your loved one's needs.
  • Communicate openly and compassionately: Develop stronger communication skills to foster a more respectful and supportive relationship.

We'll share the inspiring story of a daughter who transformed her caregiving experience by shifting her perspective and prioritizing self-care. Discover how you too can create a healthier relationship dynamic and navigate the challenges of caregiving with greater confidence.

Our Guest:

Sherri Yarborough is caring for her 93 year old mother. She also started Praxis Senior Caregiving Solutions. She realized that to survive caring for her Mom, she was going to have to rectify their past relationship struggles. This episode, she shares how she made that happen.. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her education as a policy analyst was an invaluable tool for managing the interpersonal changes to the relationship with her mother. 

Dr. Yarbrough's decade long experience as a family care-giver has taught Dr. Yarbrough the importance of including herself and her needs in the care journey with her mother. Dr. Yarbrough’s ability to view a circumstance from multiple perspectives became the genesis for her Praxis for Care. The Praxis for Care is a strategy that helps family care-givers identify what they need in order to meet the needs of a loved one. The Praxis for Care is the foundation for her motto: care-giving is what you do for your loved one; giving-care is what you do for both of you. She created her business to give family care-givers a resource for navigating the demands of caring for a loved one. 

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Related Episodes:

Time Out Caregiver: Resilience, Compassion & Self-Care

Accepting Care - A Caregivers Perspective

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