Caregiver Stress

September 19, 2018

After Caregiving: Getting Back on Your Feet

Nothing can be more devastating than losing a loved one, whether it be your sibling, parent, child, or partner.  And no one will be ready for that to happen. For many, the long stretch of battling […]
June 6, 2018

Stress Reduction Strategies

When my husband Phil’s colorectal cancer returned, this time in the liver and lungs, I found myself stressed to the max.  With my full-time job as a kindergarten teacher, my commitment to my adult children and […]
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 11, 2018

Time Management Techniques for Minimizing Caregiver Stress

There have been many systems devised and suggestions made to help caregivers manage the stress they feel while taking care of their loved ones. Many of them are useful and work; it is just a matter […]
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. […]
January 4, 2016

Insomnia: The Caregiver’s Role

A growing number of seniors today face the difficulty of sleep disorders, commonly referred to as insomnia. Up to 30% of the elderly experience infrequent sleep patterns, apnea (the stoppage of breath), and waking up too […]
January 3, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis: 10 Tips for the Caregiver

Being the caregiver of someone with rheumatoid arthritis can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Helping someone cope with RA is not an easy task and can sometimes lead to out-of-control emotions in the caregiver as well. […]
January 2, 2016

Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Antibiotic Treatment in Elderly Patients with AECB Elderly patients have alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as a result of drug interactions, and decreases in renal and metabolic clearances of drugs are seen with many drugs used […]
January 5, 2015

Why eldercare will need more Gen Xer Caregivers

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 17, 2014 From the outside, Kathryn Robison, 29, looks like any other graduate student on campus at Youngstown State University in Ohio. […]

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