Caregiving

July 18, 2018

Tips for Elderly Caregivers: How to Manage When You’re a Senior

Being a caregiver is a big job, even when the one you’re helping is a spouse or loved one.
July 16, 2018

The Emergence of the Male Caregiver

Although males handle caregiving differently, they still need the appropriate support and self-care needed to effectively care for their families.
July 11, 2018
Healthy foods

8 Tips for a Healthy Diet For Caregivers After Age 50

Caregivers turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals, concerning diet indicating that it’s for some dietary changes. […]
May 31, 2018

Care Giving When Stroke Happens

Strokes, or “brain attacks,” disable Americans more than any other disease. With an interruption of blood to the brain, a stroke may have similar symptoms; but as everyone’s brain is different, so are the effects of […]
May 18, 2018

How to Find the Joy in Caregiving

ELISA CARED FOR HER husband who lived with dementia. When she couldn’t care for him at home any longer, she arranged for him to live in the only Alzheimer’s care facility in our community. My father eventually moved there […]
March 21, 2018

How to “Unplug” from Caregiving

BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK You’re a long-term caregiver for your parents and you are getting more than a little burned out. A friend tells you that her family is unable to use a five-day beach home reservation […]
December 28, 2017

The Health Care and Caregiving Our Parents Need

You’ve likely heard how the Republicans’ Obamacare legislation might have profound effects on older Americans. Health insurance premiums could be up to five times higher than those of younger people (up from three times today), for […]
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 […]
February 20, 2016

Overwhelmed? When & How You Should You Consider A Professional Caregiver

Crystal Mesner, is a caregiver and expert on this topic from caring for her mentally delayed, down-syndrome adult son who is now in his 30’s, and he had to have more help than she was able to […]

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