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Caregiver Exhaustion

Caregiver exhaustion is a real issue.  It sometimes amazes me how exhausted I am after spending a lot of time with my in-laws. Especially...

The Death of a Caregiver

Rebecca died yesterday. She died very quietly, sitting in her chair in her little home, on her husband’s family farm. She died alone, probably...

A Prayer to Deal With the Daily Challenges of Caregiving

The daily challenges of caregiving are overwhelming at times. Ephesians 4:2 “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Give an example...

A Search for Balance

A search for balance when providing care for another does not come easy. Balance in life is necessary to be a good caregiver. As...

End of Life Denial, Decisions and Caregiving

End of life denial is a very strong emotion. We just had a member of our support group leave us. This happens, for a variety...

Please Share Why Caregiver Education Would Benefit You

Caregiver education and support is one of the key components we want the presidential candidates and State leaders to address. We would like for you...

Dementia Behavior Training for the Caregiver

Dementia behavior training for the caregiver starts with understanding the type of dementia and the family member they are providing in home dementia care....

Caregiver Rights: Having a Life of Your Own

#1  Caregiver Rights - having a life of your own.  Caring is a valuable and rewarding role. It is a role in which you can...

Dementia Challenge:Introducing Change

Dementia Challenge: How to avoid negative behaviors when introducing change   Caring for someone with dementia is a challenging journey for all involved. Every day...

Is A Family Caregiver Contract Necessary When Caring For a Parent...

Many are investigating ways to implement a family caregiver contract. Aging baby boomers are caring for their older parents... and planning to spend their...