In these past few weeks it has come to light just how much a caregiver sacrifices for the ones in their care. Unlike a hospital, where you have a paid staff in 2 or 3 shifts to care for someone, a typical caregiver is just one. A loved one caring for a loved one. It is a 24/7 job with sleepless nights sometimes. It is being at a beckoned call and having little time for yourself. Just the concern for the one in your care can take a toll that few people understand. It is exhausting, and you will have a place in heaven just for your selflessness here on earth. I applaud you who sacrifice your needs to take care of the needs of the one you care for.
For those who are the ones being cared for, I simply say…tell your caregiver just how much you love and appreciate them. They don't do it to hear that, but it is nice from time to time to know that appreciation is there.
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