* Balancing Life & Caregiving

March 25, 2019

Why Do We Attend Support Groups?

Especially after having gone through a life-threatening illness? Do we want reminders of what may have been a difficult time for us? Apparently, we do. Wendy Griffith, LCSW, a senior social work counselor at The University […]
March 22, 2019

How to Have a Healthy Heart – The AHA’s “Simple 7”

Want to reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and stoke? A few years ago, the American Heart Association (AHA) launched a program known as “Life’s Simple 7.” Their goal is to improve the cardiovascular […]
March 21, 2019

Signs of a Heart Attack in Older Adults

We often think of a heart attack occurring like it does in the movies. The victim will suddenly grab his chest, fall to the floor, proclaims “I am having a heart attack,” and passes out cold. […]
March 15, 2019

Provide Peace of Mind, not Tough Choices

As I walked into the ICU room, I noticed a terminally ill patient who was receiving every life sustaining medical intervention available. Tubes and monitors were everywhere, small electrodes were taped to the patients chest, and […]
February 26, 2019

The Beautiful Perspective of a Hospice Social Worker

February 25, 2019

Establishing A Positive Relationship

You’ve made the decision to let an aide come into your home to assist. That was hard enough. Now you re getting apprehensive about what to expect when the aide arrives for work. If you don’t […]
February 18, 2019

Effective Pain Management

February 15, 2019
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DEPEND HONORS CAREGIVERS ON NATIONAL CAREGIVER DAY – 5 TIPS

#AD This is sponsored content written by #CaregiverDave in partnership with Depend® brand. All thoughts and opinions are my own. DEPEND IS HONORING CAREGIVERS BY PROVIDING A FREE CAREGIVER TOOLKIT AS SUPPLIES LAST. (SORRY, WE HAVE […]
February 14, 2019

Tapping the Wellspring of Time and Energy

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