Compromise When You’re A Caregiver

Compromise When You’re A Caregiver

Does it ever seem like you and your parent’s can’t agree on anything?  Is your aging loved one extremely critical?  Does your mother try to make you feel guilty when you don’t do everything her way?  Does your father clearly favor one of your siblings over you, when...
Home Safety for Your Aging Loved Ones

Home Safety for Your Aging Loved Ones

The center for disease control reports that among people 65 years and older, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. Each year in the United States, nearly one third of older...
Caregivers It’s Time to Honor Yourself!

Caregivers It’s Time to Honor Yourself!

As caregivers we must honor ourselves, something that we at times neglect to do.  After all, from our earliest memories, we have always been told to honor our mother and father.  Unfortunately, many of us believe that honoring our mother and father somehow means...
How to Plan a Family Caregiving Meeting

How to Plan a Family Caregiving Meeting

If your family is like most, you don’t all live in the same city – or maybe not even within a day’s drive of one another!  You’re here and there, with jobs, families and responsibilities.  Regardless of your whereabouts many of the decisions and tasks of caring for an...