Family caregiving can be extremely difficult but it can also be a tremendous blessing if we learn how to communicate and collaborate. Top caregiving expert Amy O’Rourke lends her expertise.
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Rita values her independence, but at 91-years- old she occasionally needs help and desires companionship. She receives both from her friend Bobbi.
Growing Bolder’s aging and care management expert Amy O’Rourke shares some advice from her new book, The Fragile Years, Proven Strategies for the Care of Aging Loved Ones on how to avoid mistakes along the way.
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.
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.
At some point, everyone is touched by caregiving. Join us as we debunk some of the myths surrounding caregiving and share important insights.
Whether you’re 24, 42, 58 or 85, we’re all living through transitions. It’s a hallmark of life and one that can leave us feeling paralyzed and lost. Writer, journalist and advocate Maria Shriver wants everyone to know they’re capable of living meaningful, empowered lives, no matter how lost they may feel. Get her tips for finding the principles and practices to live life boldly.
One of the leading voices in the exploding aging care industry shares the lessons she’s learned from working with caregivers for years and offers tips for those struggling to care for their aging parents.
When faced with daily — often hourly — demands on their time, emotions and finances, caregivers need to be able to get help and support, but they don’t always require full-time assistance or out-of-home resources. Enter: respite care.
After watching both of her parents die from Alzheimer’s disease, Molly Middleton Meyer knew there had to be a better way to care for people suffering from this horrible disease. She just never imagined that her passion for poetry and creative writing could be the key to opening up the doors of communication with those who’ve lost their voice.
More than 15,000 registered nurses across the country have joined the Faith Community Nursing movement because they saw their patients had much greater needs than their illnesses or conditions. Nurse Betsy McKeeby explains.