Caregiver Burnout

November 15, 2018

THE CHALLENGES THAT CAREGIVERS FACE

The more challenging the patients’ needs, the more complex, demanding, and stressful the caregiver’s role might be. Caregiving for patients with brain-related issues such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, brain injuries, memory loss, mental illness, or any of […]
November 13, 2018

Adjusting to Life After Caregiving

A caregiver plays an important role in supporting a person with cancer. A caregiver provides physical, emotional, and practical care daily or as needed. Many caregivers focus on providing this support, especially if a family member’s […]
November 12, 2018

Life after Colorectal Cancer Surgery

Most patients with colorectal cancer undergo surgery to remove tumor tissue from the colon or rectum. But this lifesaving procedure can come with unwelcome side effects. Most patients experience changes in normal bowel functions, including increased […]
November 9, 2018

Bedsores: Risk Factors & Prevention

Family members with someone in long-term care need to be knowledgeable and vigilant about decubitus ulcers — the dreaded bedsores. Also called pressure sores, pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers, bedsores are skin wounds that result from prolonged […]
March 14, 2018

Top 3 Excuses From Siblings Who Don’t Help With Caregiving

BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK Unfair as it may seem, even in families of many adult children, one sibling generally becomes the primary caregiver for the aging parents. In many families, such as mine, this person lives the […]
March 29, 2016

The Most Frequently Asked Caregiver Questions Answered by Adrienne & Dave

Join Dave, The Caregiver’s Caregiver, and Co-host, Adrienne Gruberg, founder of The Caregiver Space, (142,000 organic Facebook page likes) as they answer your most frequent questions. VIDEO Click here for audio only.
March 10, 2016

Psychosis, Hallucinations & Delusions; Bombshell for Parkinson’s Caregivers

Join Dave, The Caregiver’s Caregiver, and Adrienne Gruberg, The Caregiver Space, today at 1pm PST – 4pm EST (and afterwards on video-cast) as they interview Diane Sagen & Dr Neal Hermanowicz, her neurologist from University of […]
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 […]

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