Showing Your Caregiver Gratitude
Being a caregiver is not easy, and for many, it’s done out of love and care for someone close to their hearts.
For those who have a caregiver, now is the perfect time of year to shower them with extra gratitude. Even the most simple, yet sincere effort can mean the world to them.
Give Them “Me Time”
Plan a day where someone else can help out so your regular caregiver can get a bit more “me” time. Whether they spend time at home with a book or out doing their own holiday shopping, that alone time can help them feel refreshed and ready for the new year.
A Little Thing Can Be So Much
What’s their favorite meal? Maybe they’ve been talking about a book they’d like to read? A simple and affordable gesture can show that you listen and are grateful for their commitment to you.
Plan Something Special Together
Stop for lunch or even just a cup of coffee. Take a walk or drive through a well-decorated neighborhood street. Think of something that only happens during the holidays and share a bit of cheer together.
Just Say It
Sometimes words are all you need to share how you feel. A simple, heartfelt thank you card, or handwritten letter can let a caregiver know how appreciated and unique they are. Take your time, gather your thoughts, and then write from your heart.