The Caregiver Space

January 24, 2019

Emotional Fatigue

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, founder of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, says there are four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, […]
January 3, 2019

Holidays, Gifts and Stress

December 26, 2018

Beyond Caregiving: Moving Through Grief to Gratitude

December 20, 2018

How to Evaluate a Skilled Nursing Facility

1) Absolutely no place is perfect, there are just levels of imperfection. We are all human and all make mistakes, after all.
December 17, 2018

The Value of Massage for Caregivers

January 9, 2015

How Are You? Well, for Caregivers, It’s Kinda Complicated

“So… How are YOU?” That depends on who’s asking. I mean, do they really want to know? I’ve already spent at least ten minutes bringing them up to speed on my husband’s health and still wasn’t […]
January 8, 2015

Caregivers, Filling a Painkiller Medication? Good Luck!

This summer I heard from a caregiver who was facing a terrible issue. The restrictions on narcotic painkillers required that the patient present their paper prescription in person at the pharmacy and present an ID for […]
January 6, 2015

2014 Top “Caregiver Space” Caregiver Stories

1. Mom’s Caregiver Wanda deftly weaves changes in perspective throughout this piece on being the primary caretaker for her mother who has ALS. 2. My mom. She lived. She died. She’s here. Alx grieves over losing […]
December 22, 2014

Insane world of the caregiver, where reason does not apply

I’ve read some wonderful, well written, articulate articles on The Caregiver Space. Textbook perfect! Some of them, in my opinion, worthy of an award. In the perfect world of a caregiver, or at least a sane […]

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