Holiday Sparkle in England: Stress Relief Photo

The holiday season is in full swing and a very busy time for all of us. Caregivers provide companionship and caregiving to seniors, and must remember to "care for the caregiver." Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. This week's stress relief photo of holiday decorations was taken in the beautiful town of Winchester in England. Please enjoy the photo and the inspirational quote and feel free to share them with loved ones. Have a great week. 



"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."  -Charles Dickens

Lights of the Season: Stress Relief Photo

Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. Senior care training assists caregivers to better manage a senior's care needs and manage caregiver stress. This week's stress relief photo was taken at the Christmas market in Trier, one of the oldest cities in Germany. Please enjoy and feel free to share the photo and inspirational quote with loved ones. Whether you are celebrating Hanukkah this week, or getting ready for Christmas, we hope you enjoy the festivities and have a great week. 


"There are two ways of spreading light, to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."  -Edith Wharton

Bright Skies Over London: Caregiver Stress Relief

We hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. We invite you to take a moment to relax and enjoy this week's stress relief photo and inspirational quote and share them with loved ones. This week's photo was taken in London, England, and shows the view from the Shard, Europe's tallest building, during a winter sunset. Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and the care you provide for our seniors. More caregivers are always needed as seniors in America are living longer. You can learn more about becoming a senior caregiver and apply for a job near you. Have a great week.


"At sunset, nature is painting for us...day after day...pictures of infinite beauty."  -John Ruskin

Caregiver Stress Relief: Autumn in New England

The time has come to gather with friends and family, give thanks, and enjoy a traditional feast while autumn is showing its last colors. This week's photo was taken in Manchester, Connecticut. Caregiverlist invites you to enjoy the photo and share it with loved ones. At Caregiverlist we know the realities of caregiver stress. Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. Please refer your friends to apply for part-time and full-time job positions on Caregiverlist.com and visit our career center for additional career tools.  We wish you safe travels and a very Happy Thanksgiving.


"A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues."  -Cicero

French Alpine Splendor: Caregiver Stress Relief

Caregivers provide companionship to seniors, as well as caregiving and caregivers must remember to "care for the caregiver." Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. This week's stress relief photo was taken in Chamonix, France near Mont Blanc, Europe's highest peak. The Alps give us breathtaking scenery at every turn. Please enjoy the photo and the quote and feel free to share them with loved ones. Have a great week.


"Hope is the dream of a man awake."  -French Proverb

Time of Remembrance: Caregiver Stress Relief

This week we remember those lives lost in service to their country. Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. Senior care training assists caregivers to better manage a senior's care needs and manage caregiver stress. This week's stress relief photo was taken in the crypt of Winchester Cathedral in Winchester, England. The crypt floods during rainy times but remains beautiful, and shows the sculpture by Antony Gormley of a solitary man called "Sound II." This cathedral is also Jane Austen's final resting place. Please enjoy and feel free to share the photo and inspirational quote with loved ones. We hope you have a great week.


"Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure."  -Jane Austen

Louisiana Direct Service Worker Caregiver Training

Louisiana caregivers are called "Direct Service Workers" and receive this designation when working for senior care companies or as caregivers for the disabled. 

The definition by the state of Louisiana of a Direct Service Worker is:

An unlicensed person who provides personal care or other services and supports to persons with disabilities or to the elderly to enhance their well-being. The caregiver is involved in face-to-face direct contact with the person and is compensated through state or federal funds. Functions performed may include, but are not limited to, assistance and training activities of daily living, personal care services and job-related supports. from LAC 48:1 Chapter 92 Sub-Chapter A 9201.

Louisiana private pay senior home care agencies will also hire caregivers who are trained as Direct Service Workers.

Senior caregivers may take an online caregiver training course to obtain the Louisiana DSW training.

Direct Service Worker training includes these topics:

  • Abuse, Neglect, Misappropriation of Property
  • Staff Ethics for Direct Service Workers
  • Human and Civil Rights
  • Confidentiality and HIPAA
  • Person-Centered Planning, Personal Outcomes and Self-Determination Philosophy
  • Incident Documentation and Reporting
  • Documentation of Services
  • Environmental Emergency Procedures
  • Infection Control and Universal Precautions

Louisiana caregivers may take this online DSW Caregiver training and apply for a caregiving job in their area on Caregiverlist.

Caregiver Stress Relief: Halloween Cheer

Halloween is fun for young and old, and good for some laughs. We hope you had a good weekend. This week's photo was taken in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois. We invite you to take a moment to relax and enjoy the photo and inspirational quote and share them with loved ones. Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and the care you provide for our seniors. More caregivers are always needed as seniors in America are living longer. You can learn more about becoming a senior caregiver and apply for a job near you. Have a great week.


"Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them."  -Steve Maraboli

Caregiver Stress Relief: Enjoying the Colors of Fall

Crisp air and sunshine bring out the vibrance in autumn's colors. This week's photo was taken in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. Caregiverlisinvites you to enjoy the photo and share it with loved ones. At Caregiverlist we know the realities of caregiver stress. Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. Please refer your friends to apply for part-time and full-time job positions on Caregiverlist.com and visit our career center for additional career tools.  We hope you have a great week.


"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall."  -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby


Chugging Through the Countryside

Caregivers provide companionship to seniors, as well as caregiving and caregivers must remember to "care for the caregiver." Thank you caregivers and certified nursing aides for your hard work and caring for our seniors. This week's stress relief photo was taken near Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England and features and old steam train winding its way through the countryside on a beautiful autumn day. Please enjoy the photo and the quote and feel free to share them with loved ones. Have a great week.


"There's something about the sound of a train that's very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful."

 -Paul Simon

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