Begin with the simple things.
When life seems overwhelming, there are sometimes simple things we can do to minimize the stress as we lean into enjoying life. Illinois Extension offers practical ideas to approaching some potential roadblocks to living your best life.
Caring for others presents new opportunities and challenges.
Family caregiving can be a genuinely rewarding as families find themselves spending more time together. Still, caregivers may face new challenges that leave them overwhelmed, anxious, and unsure of the best paths forward. In caring for others, many caregivers forget to take care of their own needs. Illinois Extension, in its series on caregiving, speaks to the common issues facing caregivers: communication, relationship changes, elder services, and dealing with mixed emotions.