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I am having trouble sleeping at nights.  Usually I get so caught up in caring for my ailing Dad, that when it comes time to sleep, I cannot 'wind down'. more

Aug 7, 2017 4:00 PM Carenotes 4 Comments

Caring for an elderly person can sometimes be demanding to the point of taking us to the breaking point. more

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Caregivers exert enough energy during the day to power a small nuclear submarine, but sleep deprivation is a common problem among a large percentage of caregivers. more

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There are many stresses and strains in the relationship between adult children and their aging parents, but one of the greatest of these stresses is the daily responsibility of caregiving. more

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My husband is a stroke patient. Thankfully, he can still walk (with a slight limp), understand most everything said to him and is able to take care of his own personal needs. more

Jun 29, 2017 2:38 PM Carenotes

More than one quarter of the adult population (26.6%) has provided care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend during the past year. more

Jun 28, 2017 5:13 PM Articles

To deal with it, you need to recognize it 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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Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: more

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Because caregiving is such a universal task, faced by nearly all of us at one time or another, I hope you find these strategies helpful. more

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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

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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

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

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Being able to cope with the strains and stresses of being a caregiver is part of the art of caregiving. To remain healthy,we must be able to see our own limitations and learn to care for ourselves as well as others. more

May 11, 2017 9:33 AM Articles

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