care for the caregiver

Through my practice as a psychotherapist and my role as a caregiver support group leader, I have met many people who describe an experience that I only recently have been able to name. more

Jun 22, 2017 1:30 AM Articles 1 Comments

Warning Signs to Look For Caregivers need to be especially aware of depression because of the great load they carry. more


Men account for almost 40% of the caregiver population. Here are seven emotional and physical tips for male caregivers. more


I decided to write this article to provide some tips to the wonderful people who are caring for caregivers. more


At last night's meeting there was a lot of talk about guilt...guilt about getting angry, not wanting to spend time with a family member with dementia... more

May 31, 2017 10:00 AM Articles

You can find respite from your caregiving in the simplest things. more


A“Caregiver First-Aid Kit” is a reminder of the special significance caregivers have in their role caring for a loved one. more


Caregiving takes a lot of time, however you must give yourself a mental break once in a while. more

May 29, 2017 5:52 PM Articles

Change is an expected part of our daily lives today. Dealing with it so that YOU control IT rather than vice versa is an important and positive force in controlling your life. more

May 29, 2017 5:36 PM Articles

Caregivers tend to put their health last on their list of priorities. Here is a checklist of ways for you to stay fit, both physically and mentally: more


Twenty of the best tips and ideas collected from caregivers and care managers of the Medicare Alzheimer's Project in Broward and Miami-Dade Florida. more

May 25, 2017 4:27 PM Articles

We family caregivers also need and deserve our own guiding set of principles, our own manifesto: The Fearless Caregiver Manifesto. more

May 25, 2017 2:29 PM Articles 1 Comments

If you’re facing the new role of caregiver, here are some tips to help you succeed. more

May 25, 2017 9:43 AM Articles

How do we balance our needs with the needs of those around us? Maybe it is okay that we don’t know the answer as long as we are searching. Finding the balance is truly an art form. more

May 16, 2017 11:16 AM Articles

“Sandwich Generation.” caregivers find themselves squeezed in between caring for children and their elder parents or other elder loved ones. more


Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness is one of the most difficult tasks a family caregiver can master. If you add that to the demands of child care and a job, it becomes even more of a challenge. more


How does a caregiver know when he or she can no longer manage the daily caregiving routines and planning responsibilities? more

May 12, 2017 11:16 AM Articles

For caregivers, painful feelings — such as guilt, sadness and anger — are like any other pain. It’s your body’s way of saying, “Pay attention.” more


A caregiver support group is a regularly scheduled, informal gathering of people whose lives are directly or indirectly affected by the caregiving needs of another. If you are thinking about starting a support group, start here. more

May 11, 2017 2:44 PM Articles