Home caregivers by definition tend to spend a lot of time in their homes or in the homes of the loved ones for whom they care. When the demands of caregiving are pressing, home caregivers often find little time to socialize with those beyond the people for whom they care. That's not a good thing.
People are social animals. No matter how strong the feelings caregivers may have for elderly loved ones, they must also maintain relationships with others. Part of maintaining those relationships involves communicating with friends regularly – preferably in person. That's not always easy; however, it is definitely worth the effort.
For those home caregivers who find it challenging to socialize, here are some tips that may be of help.
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