* Grief & Guilt

December 10, 2018

16 Stress Reduction Strategies

December 7, 2018

Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder

November 30, 2018

Late Stage and End-of-Life Care

In the final stages of many terminal illnesses, care priorities tend to shift. Instead of ongoing curative measures, the focus often changes to palliative care for the relief of pain, symptoms, and emotional stress. Ensuring a […]
October 31, 2018

How to Coach Elders Through Grief and Loss

Grief and loss are not easy for anyone to navigate, even with good support. We now know that grief affects an elder’s medical health, starting with compromising their immune system.
May 25, 2018

Caregivers Respite: Enjoy a Guilt Free Summer

Why is it that the words “respite” and “guilt” seem to go hand in hand? Why do caregivers feel we are somehow failing our loved one by admitting that we need help, need time to recharge […]
May 21, 2018

Caregivers to Do When a Senior Refuses to Bathe and Change Their Clothes

The issue of elders who were once reasonably clean adults refusing to take showers and wear fresh clothes is one that is far more common than most people think. To remedy this often-malodorous situation, it is […]
May 11, 2018

7 Essential Do’s and Don’ts for People Caring for Caregivers

My father was diagnosed with Wernicke–Korsakoff  syndrome, a form of dementia resulting from chronic alcohol abuse. My dad, who worked hard his entire life, raised a family and built a strong reputation in his community, spent the […]
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 […]
January 16, 2018

Multiple Roles: Handling the Guilt

There are many stresses and strains in the relationship between adult children and their aging parents, but one of the greatest of these stresses is the daily responsibility of caregiving. Providing hands-on care, food, shelter, clothing, […]

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