You’ve noticed a change in your mood and temperament. Your bright spirit is dim. Avoiding social interaction has become part… Read more Recovering from Burnout while still Caregiving
Finding a perfect holiday gift can be mind-boggling, especially when the gift is for an elder. What do you buy… Read more Holiday Gifts for that Special Senior in Your Life
We caregivers are experts at keeping a “happy” face, even when times lack happiness and joy. Our constant smiles and… Read more How to Help a Caregiver
Whether you chose to be a caregiver or caregiving chose you, you’re now responsible for the well-being of another individual. … Read more Respite care? Yes, please!
I love the holidays! Decorations, glowing fireplaces, winter wonderlands, Bing Crosby, and gift-giving. Long chats with family of days gone-by… Read more ‘Tis the CAREgiving Season: The holiday/caregiving balance.
10:00 PM….I transfer my grandmother from wheelchair to bed via hoyer lift and begin our nightly routine. Undress, bathe, dress,… Read more A Day in My Life as a Caregiver
By now most of you know my story….30-something woman, B.S. degree in Chemistry, full-time caregiver for 11 years. How did… Read more Tips on being a caregiver AND keeping your sanity!
You have a B.S. in Chemistry….what do you know about caregiver stress? A lot more than you think. If you’ve… Read more Caregiver stress….YES it’s real!