A Month to Care About Those Who Care
November is National Family Caregivers Month. What is this month all about, and how can you celebrate it?
Caregiving Is Not Immune From the Effects of Trauma
Every September, National Recovery Month is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding around mental (behavioral) and substance use disorders and celebrating the pe...
Staying Connected With Expressive Arts Activities
How do we stay connected to people we care for even when they may seem lost to us? Check out this article by Deborh Shouse, author of Connecting in the Land of Dementia.
5 Tips to Help Prepare for Parents Moving In
These tips can make a parent moving in a positive experience for everyone involved. Keep in mind that having a multi-generational household can be a great blessing for th...
Why Mom and Dad Can't Sleep and What You Can Do to Help
Did you know it's actually the elderly population that is the most susceptible to sleep disorders? Wondering what you can do to help? Read more here.
Review of AARP’s “Meditations for Caregivers”
Read Dr. Jamie Huysman's review of AARP’s book, “Meditations for Caregivers”
6 Tips to Decreasing Stress By Becoming a More Confident Caregiver
Many caregivers admit they are just “winging” this whole caregiving thing. Follow these 6 tips, and you will be on your way to becoming a more confident and less stressed...
Acknowledging the Bravest Among Us
When caregivers get attached to their patients, it can be hard to lose them. Dr. James Huysman shares some advice about handling the loss.
Mom Always Liked You Best!
Five tips to avoid sibling rivalry when caring for an aging parent
Mindfulness: A New Tool for Caregivers
Mindful-based approaches are being applied, taught and practiced across a wide spectrum of clinical and behavioral health; from pain relief and management to caregiving.