Monthly Archives: March 2016

Guidance for New Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Caring for a parent, spouse, sibling or other loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a rewarding experience that builds your inner strength and character. Caregivers usually assume the care giving role out of love and a desire to help a family member in need. The selfless act of care giving is widely respected and […]

10 Things Every Family Caregiver Must Have

Has this happened to you? You plan a trip to visit a parent and when you arrive, it is clearly evident that they need help and that it’s necessary for you to step in IMMEDIATELY. It is the rare occasion when a family member eases into the caregiving role; it is generally a role that […]

What Awaits You in the Caregiving Journey?

Caregiving shows up differently for each family. Often it appears out of nowhere. Sometimes it’s temporary, but frequently it hits families hard and lasts for a very long time. It’s a journey that rocks worlds; steals self-esteem; creates loneliness and frustration and is full of more surprises than Christmas morning. It takes you on a […]

Are You Stressed And Exhausted From Caregiving? What Can Help?

The number of elderly in America and the United Kingdom is rising at present and is set to do so for some time to come. The cost of looking after the elderly can be a problem for families and in addition there is a guilt factor about handing over the care of parents to third […]

5 Potential Ways to Get Paid as a Family Caregiver

 Answer “Yes” to One of These Questions and You Might be Eligible The predominate question I am often asked by family caregivers is “Can I get paid to care for a family member?” After further research I will share some additional information on this ever popular topic.