Caregiving and Maintaining a Career

Caregiving and Maintaining a Career

A significant portion of those in the workforce are providing eldercare to aging family members.  Between 25 to 35 percent of all workers report that they are currently providing, or have recently provided, care to someone 65+.  Among baby boomer caregivers (those...
Healthy Exercise Tips for the 50+

Healthy Exercise Tips for the 50+

It’s been widely accepted that if you have problems sleeping, notice your moods vary or that your anxiety is a bit high…..you may not be getting enough exercise!  Regular exercise doesn’t just improve your frame of mind; research also confirms it decreases anxiety,...
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...
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...