Editor's Pen

From the Editor's Pen

  • We are Deep in it Now

    This holiday season can also be a time to be a loving (but slightly nosey) detective. If you are traveling to visit your loved ones who may be in need of care, the holidays afford an ideal time to assess any changes in their health and well-being. more


  • Only 28 Shopping Days 'til Christmas

    I would like to share with you a few things I have learned and in which I truly believe: I believe that there is a true stream of Good Guys around your town and around the nation dedicated to supporting the work of family caregivers. more


  • Special Turkey Day Wisdom

    Let the in-laws share in the cooking details, let your sister have dinner at her place, heck, even order in or go out to a restaurant. Here is a list of principals to ensure a guilt-free holiday. more

  • Real Simple

    As we rapidly careen towards the 2018 holiday season, (“you must be kidding, Thanksgiving’s next week?”) more


  • The Caregiver War

    This month we celebrate Veterans Day in these United States. more


  • A Halloween Ode to Caregiving

    Sung to The Addams Family theme music They creep around your house, Ask questions of your spouse, All your plans up they will louse, Your Visiting Family. more

  • The Secret Sauce

    This week we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Fearless Caregiver conference ever hosted, which was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. more

  • Depression Be Gone

    Whether through full-time homecare, regular doctor visits, or long distance care, caregiving has become an all-encompassing part of all our lives. As our caregiving intensifies, so too do our stress levels, more


  • Respite Reprieve

    Start making your list of those people you know you can count on to pitch in and support your respite program this fall. more


  • Break The Glass

    I've had many conversations recently about what it takes to become a "successful caregiver." more


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