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July 31, 2018

Love and Burnout: Caregivers, Too, Need Care

AFTER Mark Donham’s wife, Chris, fell under the spell of early-onset Alzheimer’s, he doubled down on his marriage vows. He quit his job as a well-paid sales representative in the printing industry and became his wife’s […]
June 21, 2018

Rocks and Caregivers… What’s The Connection?

Rocks and caregiving do not seem compatible in the same sentence or have an obvious connection. Rocks may seem ordinary, seemingly useless and taken for granted. Rocks may even seem unchanging; however, they do go through […]
April 17, 2018

Caregiver Stress and Burnout

The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you’re in over your head or have little control over the situation. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll […]
April 4, 2018

Caregiver Guilt and Finding Balance

How do you find the balance? Is there a balance? Am I doing the right thing? Should I be doing more? These are important questions for a caregiver. They can dominate a caregiver’s daily thoughts. The […]
March 7, 2018

Why Caregivers Refuse Help

Caregivers frequently feel stressed and many eventually become burned out—a condition that should not be taken lightly. Many caregivers, even when they have access to outside resources, still come up with excuses to actively refuse assistance. […]
March 2, 2018

How to Identify and Minimize Caregiver Burden

BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK Most of us have heard of caregiver burnout or are familiar with the trials and tribulations involved with providing care for a loved one. While we may be aware of these unique “occupational […]
October 9, 2014

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver Survival Tips – Three Ways to Stay Positive By Elaine K. Sanchez Madelyn Kubin was recovering from open-heart surgery. She had osteoporosis, macular degeneration, restless leg syndrome, and severe hearing loss.  She lived on a […]
October 1, 2014

Do You Know A Caregiver Grieving or Close to Burnout?

There are over 100 million caregivers just in the United States, that is roughly one-third of the population. That means that every single one of you probably knows someone who is caring for a loved one […]

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