Summer Savings Free Month* + Free Shipping*
Free Month* + Free Shipping*
Summer Savings Free Month* + Free Shipping*
Free Month* + Free Shipping*

New Year's Resolution

Before the ball drops in Times Square, promise yourself this year will be the year you become your own best caregiver. Resolve to do what thousands of others need to do to make time for yourself, because in so doing, you make your time with others better and more valuable.


Here are some ideas to get you started:


Accept Help

Those called to caregiving know in ways others don’t that giving care too often means putting New Years Resolutionsyourself last. But let’s face it, you can’t do everything. Quite simply, you deserve a break. While you’re at it, don’t just experience the beauty of your own respite. Witness the enjoyment your loved one may get from interacting with others who might step in to provide care while you are gone. Lean on friends and let them help they want to, you know! And belonging to a church, a synagogue or other religious organization can be very rewarding. Not only will you benefit from interacting with others who believe as you do, you’ll learn firsthand about the miracle of faith.


Laugh, Exercise and Relax

Laugh, exercise and relax, not necessarily in that order. But understand the importance of letting go. Laughter has long been touted as an antidote for what ails you, and exercise tones our bodies as well as our minds. It helps to relax muscles, relieves pain and boosts the immune system. Laughter and exercise together are a formidable formula for relaxation, that latter literally a key to life. As for how to do the “ho-ho-ho” why not rent a funny movie? Read a captivating book? Tell a joke? You can do it. After all, life can be a grin.


All About You

Maintain time. No matter your obligations, continue with hobbies and personal routines. Read a good book, dig in the dirt, create a scrapbook or even cook. Take a warm bubble bath. Light some candles. Treat yourself to a manicure or a pedicure. Or maybe even schedule a massage. Keep up with friends and social activities. After all, time away can be a quality investment since you will return refreshed and ready to tackle new challenges.


Stay positive

Your outlook is contagious and by turning the corners of your mouth up, you just might help your loved one do the same. Keeping a journal can provide an outlet for your emotions and can double as a barometer of your moods and attitudes.


Take Care of Yourself

This includes eating regular, well-balanced meals; sleeping well; minimizing smoking or, better yet, quitting; and limiting alcohol as well as caffeine consumption. Says Dr. Robert N. Butler, President & Chief Executive of the International Longevity Center who commissioned a Gallup Organization study on sleep, Poor sleep is a condition that needs to be addressed, diagnosed and treated -- it could be as important as nutrition, exercise and social engagement to the health of older adults." It turns out worry is the big culprit stealing sleep from bedraggled caregivers. And exercise should become a regular part of your life, even if it only means walking three times a week.


So there you have it. Five resolutions you should be sure to keep in this year! At a time of life when the daunting burden of caring for a disabled loved one will no doubt be added to an already-heavy load, it’s important to remember your own best health is a necessary pre-requisite to good care. Know you are investing in your own best future by taking care of the business of love.


Ready? Set! 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 !!!  Happy New Year!

We have a special offer just for you

Annual & Quarterly Plans

  • Free Month of Service*
  • Free Shipping*
  • Free Lock Box**
  • Free Activation
  • Price Lock Guarantee your
    rate will Never increase
  • No Long Term Commitment
    Cancel Anytime

Fill out the Form to Receive
Your Special Offer

No, Thanks

LifeFone Protection Plan

The LifeFone Protection Plan provides you expedited equipment repair and replacement for only $5 per month, giving you additional peace of mind.

While you are enrolled in this plan we will replace 1 base unit and 2 help buttons during any 12 month period for any of the following reasons:

Sign up today! Protection Plan payments are added to your monthly statement for easy bill pay.