Unitl very recently and what seemed a very long time I felt stuck and unhappy about how my life has turned out. How come I was where I was, how… Read More
I just love the phrase, “;do you want to be right or do you want to be happy?”; I have such a need to control things and be right… Read More
Caregiving for your parent or parents or your spouse is challenging as there is so much mixed emotions to deal with on a dayily basis. Each person will have their… Read More
Caregiving for a loved one is so hard at times and brings so many challenges daily.
Caregiving can seem difficult, but there is also plenty of joy that is waiting for you if you change your perspective a little. As a caregiver, it can be hard… Read More
As a caregiver, having siblings help care for a parent or senior loved one can be an enormous source of support, but can also create conflict at times.
Since I was a little girl, I have always taken on the role of caregiver. My parents broke up when I was young, and I immediately assumed a grown-up role, offering them advice and support
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the AARP Public Policy Institute, approximately 17 percent of Americans care for an adult.
Respite care provides short-term relief for primary caregivers. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks.
Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a disease associated with abnormal deposits of a protein called alpha-synuclein in the brain. These deposits, called Lewy bodies, affect chemicals in the brain whose changes, in turn, can lead to problems with thinking, movement, behavior, and mood. Lewy body dementia is one of the most common causes of dementia.