Only about 30% of people needing palliative care get it.
Category: Family Caregiving
Family caregivers WANT to help look after their loved ones. But we need to be recognized as essential components of the treatment team and we need the ability to set limits on the number of hours we put in at the bedside.
The debate around assisted death is hitting a fever pitch.
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More than anything, the grief or loss I feel is in the form of loneliness.
It’s hard to know where to begin caring for someone, and caregiving is typically not a role anyone has training for!
When speaking to caregivers, conversations can be especially fraught.
I enjoy speaking to groups on a variety of caregiving issues.
One of the most difficult and complex things one will ever do in life is be a caregiver for a terminally ill loved one. As a caregiver, the burden that we carry is almost too much to bear at times.
I started out as a novice caregiver, but over time I got my Caregiving PhD through on-the-job training.