The Mindful Caregiver

​​The Mindful Caregiver highlights two major approaches to help transform the journey: 

  • adopting a practice of mindfulness, which helps caregivers become more self-aware and fully present with the person with whom they are caring;
  • honoring “the spirit-side” of caregiving which offers new ways of connecting to one another.

These approaches take into account not just the needs of the care recipient, but also the needs of the caregiver and other people in his/her life. 

Remembering to care for oneself when someone else is in great need can be
difficult, but with the suggestions and tips in this book, any caregiver can
cultivate routines and practices that benefit everyone. Solutions that
caregivers can use in their day to day routines are provided, so caregivers who use them can feel more empowered and hopeful. Using real stories throughout, Nancy Kriseman offers self-care exercises and addresses a wide variety of subjects such as setting realistic expectations, making the best possible decisions, advocating effectively, and evaluating available resources and services. 

The Mindful Caregiver provides inspiration, encouragement, and guidance for finding ease in the caregiving journey. By emphasizing both
mindfulness and the spiritual dimension, caregivers can reap the gifts of
caregiving, appreciate the special moments, and find strength during the
challenging times.

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​Book Information

   Now in paperback!


ISBN-10: 1442223545
ISBN-13: 978-1442223547

Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield

244 pages

Retail price $36.00 - hardcover

                   $25.00 - paperback

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Caregiving can be enormously challenging, terrifically rewarding, and potentially draining. Caregivers often wonder how they will navigate the tumultuous waters of caregiving and not lose themselves completely.

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