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April 27, 2015

Caregiver Tip #6

Forgive! Forgive the siblings who NEVER come by. Forgive the friends who deserted you. Forgive the people who have every excuse in the world why they think that they are too busy to help or visit. […]
April 24, 2015

Caregiver Tip #5

Know the symptoms of BURNOUT! When you feel yourself feeling or experiencing ANY of these, you may be very close, or actually experiencing BURNOUT:
April 23, 2015

Caregiver Tip #4

Support, Support, Support! Seek out other caregivers. It will let you know that you are not alone and that you can compare experiences that will help you to find new ideas for better coping skills.
April 22, 2015

Never Give Up! A Caregiver’s PTSD Success Story. Tonya & Rick Shaw USMC

Rick spent 8 ½ years in the Marine Corps, however, he was medically separated 6/11. During his time on active duty, he completed 2 combat tours to Iraq, was a helicopter mechanic, aerial gunner, and instructor. […]
April 19, 2015

Caregiver Tip #3

Don’t neglect your friends,  hobbies and interests.  Don’t isolate yourself and become an island that nobody can swim to reach you.  If you do this, you will be sent ancient in yourself to caregiver prison with […]
April 18, 2015

Caregiver Tip #2

Speak up! Don’t be shy when it comes to asking for help, or even refusing help that is offered. Yes, it is true, there are lots of caregivers who actually refuse help when it is offered! […]
April 14, 2015

Caregiver Tip #1

Take care of  Y O U, BEFORE  you take care of your loved one! This sounds so selfish, and goes against the very fabric of a caregiver, that many will not listen to this advice…that is […]
April 13, 2015

Caregiving for Boomers: The Sandwich-Generation: Elderly Parent Decisions

Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver’s Caregiver, Wednesday, 4/1/15 at noon, PST, (AND AFTERWARDS ON RECORDED PODCAST) as he interviews RICK LAUBER, author, creator of CAREGIVER’S GUIDE FOR CANADIANS, and former caregiver to both his elderly parents. […]
April 9, 2015

Family Caregivers: Why Are They MORE Important than Professionals?

Despite the enormity of the American health care system, family caregivers are and will remain the primary source of care for their seriously and chronically ill (and often elderly) relatives and friends.

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