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How many times in your caregiving have you heard the words “New Normal”? I myself have used the term in talking to others and at our cancer caregiver meetings. more

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I heard this comment by Dr. Joy Brown, a radio psychologist, one evening on my way home from work: "Most of the answers are simple. They are just not easy." more

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As a Registered Nurse, my previous practice had been primarily focused on the individual with the disease process, then I took a position that was focused on the caregiver. more

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Caregivers provide care in a wide variety of situations. Caregiving can be a very difficult task to accomplish, especially when it involves caring for an elderly parent. more

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Receiving some extra help or consideration from others goes a long way to helping you deal with the daily rigors of life. more

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1. Keep a diary. Start today. Describe your fears as well as your hopes, the reality of what each day is like, more

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I’ve learned many things since I began taking care of my 85-year-old grandmother three years ago. I’ve learned many things since I began taking care of my 85-year-old grandmother three years ago. more

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While friends are essential, it turns out that other primary caregivers who share your emotional and physical roller coaster ride may offer the best source of help. more

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Recharging your batteries is one of the most important ways to help your loved one. more

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Caregiving itself is an art. Many today are part of the Sandwich Generation who find themselves caring for both young children and teenagers as well as aging parents. more

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Being a caregiver is a stressful and demanding job. more

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Massage therapy isn’t just a luxury anymore and has actually become a vital part of health care practices worldwide. more

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Why is it that the words “respite” and “guilt” seem to go hand in hand? Why do caregivers feel we are somehow failing our loved one by admitting that we need help, more

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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

1. Learn healthy ways to manage your stress more

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

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

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

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