It can be difficult caring for an aging parent or family member. If you are currently in this position this article will help you decide if they may benefit from a weighted blanket. You may just discover something that can greatly improve their quality of life.
Ever felt like if "just one more thing" were to land on your plate you would "lose it"? That feeling where you're barely holding it together, not sure if you need to scream or cry? You're near frantic or just so "done with it" you freeze, unable to do anything at all, not even make a decision about what to do or not do? When we’re overwhelmed, we can’t function.
The weight of the blanket provides deep touch pressure to your entire body which helps to regulate the central nervous system and promote calm and relaxation, and improves sleep. But do these blankets really work?