self care

If you are caring for someone with a chronic illness, disabilities or age-related issues, I know you hear this all the time, “You need to take better care of yourself.” I don’t care who it comes from, it feels like a slap in the face. more

Jan 12, 2018 11:09 AM Articles

Being a caregiver of a loved one, part of the sandwich generation taking care of a family member who has a chronic or debilitating disease can take a toll on you physically and emotionally especially when it comes to your joy. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:16 PM Articles

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


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


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


It’s called the “Reverse Gift List” game. It’s easy and fun for the entire family. Here’s how it’s played. The only things you will need are a pencil, paper and a little faith. more


1. Learn healthy ways to manage your stress more


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

Caregivers can face overwhelming physical, financial, and emotional demands as a function of their service. In the face of these challenges, communication can sometimes be difficult. 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 2 Comments

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