Family caregivers have a lot of responsibilities when a parent or both parents are living in the family home.
Category: Family Caregiving
Sometimes, we help our loved ones do things that maybe they shouldn’t do…
Meet Bob Harrison. He is a new regular contributor to our website. Each month we will feature one of his amazing articles about his caregiving to his wife Annie.
Looking a caregiver straight in the eye with real interest (not sympathy) is tonic to the caregiver soul.
It seems simple: keep patients at home when you can. Individuals prefer it, and it costs governments less. But home care is an underfunded, complicated system faltering in the face of skyrocketing demand.
Annie and I were busy planning our future, and retirement. So full of promise, hope, and love. Then life played a dirty little trick on us.
Quilts are like caregivers. As caregivers, we do our best to keep our loved one, warm, safe, and loved.
Judy Southon with her husband, Vic. Southon, 67, fell deep into debt after Vic developed dementia and could no longer work. He died in 2011. (Judy Southon)
Danish society puts their elements of happiness together with caregiver longevity.
Research has shown that advance care planning significantly reduces stress, depression and anxiety among family members and caregivers.