Caregiver Contest

Tips for Finding Life Balance As a Caregiver

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18th Annual Caregiver Contest


Shield HealthCare’s 18th Annual Caregiver Contest is an opportunity for us to honor caregivers – both paid and unpaid, professional and family – who support and care for loved ones managing chronic medical needs. Whether you are a professional caregiver or caring for a loved one at home, finding time to recharge your batteries is essential.

This year, we’re asking...

What are your tips for finding life balance as a caregiver?

3 Grand Prizes

  • $250 Visa gift card
  • Engraved wall plaque

5 Runners-Up

  • $100 Visa gift card
  • Personalized award certificate

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Tell us in 150 words or more your best tips for finding life balance as a caregiver, and submit it online.

Tips for Finding Life Balance As a Caregiver


Whether you are a professional caregiver or caring for a loved one at home, finding time to recharge your batteries is essential.

How do you balance the needs of caregiving with other life needs?

  • What are some of the ways you practice daily/weekly/monthly self-care?
  • How do you balance caregiving with other life needs, such as time with your friends, children or significant other?
  • In what ways do you share the responsibilities of caregiving with other family members or healthcare professionals?

These are just some suggestions – tell us in 150 words or more how you find life balance as a caregiver.

Contest Rules


Please submit a 150-word or more, typed entry. You must include your name, mailing address, and 10-digit phone number. One entry per person. Contest begins Nov.5, 2019, and ends Jan. 31, 2020. Entries must be submitted online with confirmed receipt by Jan. 31, 2020. At least one independent party will judge the entries. Previous Winners and Shield HealthCare (Shield) employees are ineligible. Shield may publish and use submitted content for publication at no cost. Shield will notify contest Winners by Feb. 14, 2020. Other restrictions apply.

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2018-2019 Winners


Grand Prize Winners:
Linda S. from California
Kathy M. from Delaware
Grace D. from California

Runners Up:
Emma M. from Illinois
Linda S. from California
Gail S. from California
Jayne H. from California
Valentina D. from California

Please click on the name of the winner to read their advice.

How to Enter


Tell us in 150 words or more your best tips for finding life balance as a caregiver, and submit it online.

Share the most important tips you have for Caregiving...

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