A person recently asked, “I’d like caregiving to become a natural part of what my family does together. How can we involve our children in caregiving? How can we especially involve teenagers?” – Sue
It is helpful if parents let it be known that caring for those who are suffering or hurting is just what we do as a Christian family. Caring is a given; however, each family member can choose how he or she wants to participate. So if a neighbor is elderly and confined to her house, how can each member of the family care for her? Some possibilities are:
When teenagers or anyone can use their hobbies, talents, and areas of interests in caregiving, it makes caring for someone easier, more fun and more satisfying.
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