self-care

November 7, 2018

Are You Burned Out, Or What?? The Costs of Going Too Far.

So are you in denial about this “thing” called Burnout?  Or maybe denial is the LAST thing that you are in. Maybe you are TOTALLY in agreement with me and others that you are suffering from Caregiver […]
November 6, 2018

Achieve goals in the age of distraction

I’m lucky — I’ve always been a fairly productive person, both in my personal and professional life. I seem to be hardwired to write ‘to do’ lists and I love to cross things off them. However, I realized […]
October 26, 2018

Handling Finances for a Disabled Loved One

July 18, 2018

Tips for Elderly Caregivers: How to Manage When You’re a Senior

Being a caregiver is a big job, even when the one you’re helping is a spouse or loved one.
July 2, 2018

Caregivers, Take Care of Yourselves at All Costs

“If you don’t take care of you, no one else will.” What does this mean? For most people, it simply means that we should eat right, exercise, make healthy choices and so on.
May 15, 2018

Who Takes Care of the Caregiver?

Caregivers provide care in a wide variety of situations. Caregiving can be a very difficult task to accomplish, especially when it involves caring for an elderly parent. This is definitely a role reversal, which many individuals […]
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 […]
May 10, 2018

6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Job As a Caregiver

Taking care of an aging loved one is draining, both physically and emotionally. It can be lonely, overwhelming and frustrating, and it often seems thankless. Despite all of this, family caregivers persevere and wake up every […]
February 13, 2018

How To Keep Your Loved Ones Independent

INDEPENDENCE AND AGING Being Independent and aging is not an easy task. With aging, the health and independence of our parents take a back seat. And they seem to become increasingly dependent on others for their […]

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