3 reasons why advocacy is a BIG deal: Day 2 of 30 day family caregiver series

3 reasons why advocacy is a BIG deal:

Day 2 of 30 day family caregiver series

When I became an unexpected family caregiver overnight, everything swirled around in my head. I knew I had a responsibility to be a voice for my parents when they didn’t have one. I assumed the caregiver role for both parents simultaneously for different reasons.  How exactly was I going to do that? Who was looking out for us? How was I going to keep them safe? Who should I talk to about what? What exactly do I look for? What kind of care would they receive? I couldn’t be in three places at a time! How in the hell was I going to handle everything when my life was already overflowing!?! Over the next 30 days, we’re going to cover a very important aspect of family care giving: advocacy.  This series includes the following 7 parts:




 Part 1: What it means to be a family advocate- Day 1 


 Part 1:  3 reasons why advocacy is a BIG deal – Day 2


 Part 2:  3 smart ways to be a voice for loved ones (3)


 Part 3:  The ultimate roller-coaster (2)


 Part 4:  The 3 C’s that make all the difference (3)


 Part 5: The surprising truth about who needs an advocate (3)


 Part 6:  5 ways you must keep your loved ones safe (5)


 Part 7:  What? I have how much time to decide where they go? (12)


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Tandy Elisala

Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer at Center for Inspiring Greatness
Tandy Elisala is passionate about bringing hope and wholehearted living to people going through cancer and their caregivers. Tandy went through cancer four times and learned how to heal using conventional, complementary, and alternative therapy. She left her 23-year corporate career to take care of both parents simultaneously for 2 ½ years. She now teaches what she learned on her journey and how to thrive during and after cancer using the true sources of health and healing: hope and mindset, spiritual connection, relationships, alignment and mind, body healing. Tandy is a multiple best-selling author, radio show host, mother of three grown kids and her precious dog, Roxy. Learn more about Tandy at www.tandyelisala.com.

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