If caregiver categories are fixed areas in a country, then family dynamics are like weather. The weather is separate and distinct from the landscape yet they impact each other. When you interact with your family members in the context of caregiving, does it feel like warm sunshine, misty drizzle, torrential downpour, blizzard conditions? Are you dodging hale stones the size of golf balls when you hit a certain part of the terrain?
Weather patterns, like family dynamics are constantly changing. The way weather swirls around a landscape can have a dramatic impact on how it feels to visit a place. Like the weather, family dynamics are constantly changing and can have a dramatic impact on how eldercare responsibilities are experienced.
Many times, navigating the changing weather of family dynamics requires separate strategies from managing the illness or eldercare issue. Our courses address both since they so often impact each other.