Monthly Archives: April 2017

Helping Find Your Own Inner Support While Caring For Others

Adrienne Gruberg of The Caregiver Space & Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver’s Caregiver, Discuss Caregiver Issues  Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver’s Caregiver, as he and co-host, Adrienne Gruberg, from The Caregiver Space Jo Muir

Taking Care After Paralysis

One of the events no one is ever ready for, even when we know it could be part of the aging process, is paralysis. Suddenly, a room, a bed is converted into a “war zone” of medicines, cleaning fluids, cotton, gauze, bottles, feeders, napkins, rubber or plastic mattress protectors, etc. It’s devastating for the caregiver, […]

Incontinence: Tips for Carers

Incontinence means any involuntary leakage of urine or feces. Incontinence can occur in men or women of any age, but a person who is elderly, disabled or has a chronic health problem is at increased risk. While incontinence is a challenging problem for a carer, help is available from a range of sources so don’t […]

Caregiver Stress or Depression

It’s natural for you to feel stressed now and then when you’re taking care of your loved one. Sometimes, though, stress can lead to — or be a symptom of — depression. There are treatments that can help.

Home Care Tips for Elderly

If you are caring for an elderly loved one at home, you should make them as comfortable and safe as possible. This can reduce stress for you, as well as, your loved-one. The more secure your loved-one feels, the less the likelihood of them becoming confused, aggressive, or agitated. There are simple, little changes you […]