There are certain milestones we might encounter in our lives that, though not necessarily negative, are known stressors. Losing a job. Starting a new job.
Of all the many responsibilities a family caregiver encounters, possibly one of the more overwhelming is managing senior health issues. The National Council on Aging
If you’re one of the 8% of Americans who actually realize their New Year’s resolution goals, congratulations! But if you’re like most of us, you’ve
Although the ultimate goal is to maximize health and safety for the older adults they love, family caregivers, unfortunately, frequently end up diminishing their own
Let’s be genuine: serving as a caregiver for a senior loved one can become tiring, stressful, and isolating. As care needs advance, particularly if a
Although we would rather turn a blind eye to it, family friction is usually common in some way for most of us, and during a
Those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease know that as the day winds down, the stressors can ramp up. Sundowning, a common experience
Do you find yourself constantly wishing for just a few more hours in the day to help you accomplish everything that needs to be accomplished?
Family caregivers are “routinely marginalized and ignored within the health care system.” So says the latest report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and