Posts filed under: Family Caregivers

How to Connect With Someone Who Has Dementia

It can be challenging to know how to act around someone who has dementia. We have sympathy for them, of course, but that’s not always helpful. We know it’s not...... Read More

Caregiving and Social Isolation

Anyone who has ever cared for an aging, injured, or ill loved one understands the stress involved in caring for their daily needs. In addition to that stress, The New...... Read More

Words and Meaning: The Power of Writing for Caregivers

Caregiving can be a challenging job. Whether you are a caregiver for a loved one, or it is your profession, it can at times be overwhelming when someone needs assistance with...... Read More

Caregiving Compared to a Personal Assistant

Once in a while, we have heard clients express hesitation in having a caregiver because they view it in a negative light. They have stated, “I don’t like the idea...... Read More

For Hospitals and Families – The Discharge Process Can Be Challenging

For most of us, illnesses and injuries do not follow a 9-5 Monday through Friday schedule. On any given holiday, or Friday night, many families are facing the prospect of...... Read More

What Do Family Caregivers Do?

Family caregivers perform a variety of tasks for loved ones. Routine duties performed by the caregiver may include the administration of medicine, meal preparation, and standard medical and nursing procedures....... Read More