March 19, 2018


“Mom, can you hear me?” This is usually how the conversation goes when it is clear my mother has either not caught what I said on the phone, or is otherwise distracted by something more interesting […]
March 16, 2018

Tips for Organizing a Medical History

A trip to the emergency room made me realize why caregivers are advised to organize health information. Like many caregivers, I share the task of going with my loved one to appointments. My sister usually takes […]
March 15, 2018

Cost, Uncertainty and Stress Plague Long-Distance Caregivers

$8,728 a year. No vacations. No retirement savings. 23 hours a week and up. This is the not-so-secret code of the long-distance caregiver: $8,728 is the average annual out-of-pocket cost; 47% stopped taking vacations to make […]
March 9, 2018

Thank You, Mom

I saw it as she sat at my dining room table. Portable file emptied of medical bills and prescription drug plan information, spread out over the table top and on chair seats. I was working in […]
February 9, 2018

Fall Risks for Older Adults

Activities that take place in the bathroom, such as showering and bathing, are a simple part of most peoples’ daily routine. Yet, slips in the tub and falls in the shower or from the toilet may […]
March 5, 2016

Discovering The Magical Benefits of a Service Dog

Discovering The Magical Benefits of a Service Dog. Join Dave, the Caregiver’s Caregiver, as he interviews Jennifer Reeves, Service Dog advocate. We discussed the many ways that you can qualify for different types of service dogs for different types […]
November 28, 2015

Are You Burned Out, Or What?? The Costs of Going Too Far.

So are you in denial about this “thing” called Burnout?  Or maybe denial is the LAST thing that you are in. Maybe you are TOTALLY in agreement with me and others that you are suffering from Caregiver […]
July 17, 2015

Who Is Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver’s Caregiver? (Interviewed by Himself)

Join Dave, the Caregiver’s Caregiver, as he interviews Dave Nassaney, the Caregiver’s Caregiver about who he is and what he does. Author, Radio show Host, Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Caregiver to his lovely wife of 40 years, […]
April 19, 2015

Caregiver Tip #3

Don’t neglect your friends,  hobbies and interests.  Don’t isolate yourself and become an island that nobody can swim to reach you.  If you do this, you will be sent ancient in yourself to caregiver prison with […]
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