Caregiver burnout is understandable. So, caring for the caregiver is vitally important, including learning ways to cope with the stress that comes from this important role.
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Adults in the “sandwich generation,” wedged between caring for children and aging parents, feel more stress than any other group.
Eugene Snowden is a well-known musician on the Central Florida scene. Now, he’s playing a new role as his mother’s primary caregiver.
Caregivers have a big job. And when you’re away, so often there’s worry. Thankfully, technology can help you stay connected when you’re not there… and do a whole lot more!
As a caregiver it’s vital that you care for yourself. Learn some important questions to ask yourself and steps to take to ensure your needs are being met too.
Sharon Strickland is a great-grandmother that is shining a light on a unique aspect of caregiving later in life.
There’s no question that caregivers are under siege during this pandemic. If you fall in that category, check out these helpful tips for coping with the stress.
Teepa Snow knows how tough caregiving can be. She is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and the care that’s needed to cope with it.
Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and the care that’s needed to cope with it. In this Portal Exclusive extended conversation, she explains what caregivers and loved ones need to know about what is going on in the minds of those with dementia.
Bethanne Weiss never planned on being a caregiver. Like more than 44 million others in this country, she had no idea what she was in for when she placed her parents into nursing homes. She was thrust into a world she wasn’t prepared to deal with. She reveals how much it overwhelmed her, disrupted her…
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and she is offering tips to help you become your loved one’s best advocate.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and she helps guide families through some of the toughest decisions of their lives. Sometimes that can mean making what feels like an impossible decision: deciding to pull your dying loved one from the healthcare system.