Home Care

February 21, 2019

Power Caregiving

When the first signs of a serious illness occur in a spouse, friend or family member, one may feel very powerless and overwhelmed. Surprisingly though, when assuming the role of caregiver, whether directly in your home […]
February 20, 2019

Love Is In The Details

How do you show love? Do you write sonnets and leave love notes by the cereal, or are you a little more down to earth? Do you show your feelings by taking out the trash and […]
February 18, 2019

Effective Pain Management

In both acute and chronic health conditions, pain is top on the list of concerns for patients, caregivers and physicians. Effective pain control improves the individual’s state of mind and ability to move through the healing […]
February 13, 2019

Family Caregiver Tools: Planning a Family Meeting

February 8, 2019

There Are No Easy Answers

I heard this comment by Dr. Joy Brown, a radio psychologist, one evening on my way home from work: “Most of the answers are simple. They are just not easy.” As I reflected on this, it […]
February 6, 2019

Alzheimer’s: Making The Home Safe

As a caregiver faced with caring for a person with Alzheimer’s, we are concerned for our loved one’s safety above all else. The following tips will help you outfit your home or your loved one’s home […]
February 1, 2019

The Value of Massage for Caregivers

January 31, 2019

The Stay Healthy Checklist

Caregivers tend to put their health last on their list of priorities. They usually put the needs of their loved ones first. However, the stress caregivers experience makes their health issues more important than ever. Here […]
January 30, 2019

The Realm of Resiliency

“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord seek harmony. Through difficulty lies opportunity.” Caregivers know what it is like to face adversity. The ability to bend without breaking, to hold steady when a gale-force of stressors […]

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