At Their Limit: Therapists dedicate their lives to helping, but what happens when that help exacts a toll? A Guest Post by Denio Lourenco

  This article was originally posted on The Brooklyn Ink Blog Site October 23, 2017 When Drena Fagen started her career as a social worker counselling at-risk and formerly incarcerated teenagers, she knew she would see suffering. She just didn’t know how much. Every one of her clients brought with them years of pain and abuse,…

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Mindful self-care for caregivers a guest post by Kristen Heller

  Providing care for a family member is an act of love and dedication. When you enter the journey of caregiving (be it voluntarily or by default, suddenly or gradually), your life will change. There are so many things to learn and practice, but among the essentials would be how you as a caregiver can—and…

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Emergency Alert When the Caregiver is Not Around A Guest Post by Reviews Bee

  Long-distance caregiving  has become a rather common phenomenon in the world and this inability to be physically near to the beloved ones reasons for daily stresses as here a caregiver’s mind not only concentrates on what has happened, but is also occupied by the imaginary emergencies which could happen. Of course, in a similar…

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What Caregivers Need to Know About FMLA: An Article by Deb Hipp Originally Posted on Senior Living Blog

If you’re a caregiver for an aging loved one, you’ll probably need to miss work at some point to help with medical treatment or unexpected emergencies. In fact, the likelihood is so great that there is even a federal law, The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), that protects your job if you need to…

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When Caregivers Need Some Care: 8 Advantages of Caregiver Support Groups A Guest Post by David Beeshaw

  As a caregiver, you may be focused on looking after your loved one rather than looking after yourself. This can easily backfire, as you end up suffering both mentally and physically. If you start feeling lonely, depressed or extremely tired, a support group might be the best way to solve the situation. Here are…

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4 Steps to Prepare Your Loved Ones for Elderly Care: A Guest Post by Chris Palmer

  It is one of the most primary duty for us to think of our parents and their better care.  Parents are like blessing who sacrifice their wills to make our dreams come true. This makes us to be obedient and to be sincere with them for their best care in their old age. If…

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Tips for Wearing Your Colostomy Bag A Guest Post by Gary Simmons

People want to be different, and they want to stand out of the crowd. Most of the time—but not when that difference is based on a health issue or disability. Then, people may fear to stand out, and sometimes withdraw from the company of others. The difference can lead to unhappiness. People who wear colostomy…

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