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Aging Parents: How Dangerous is Caregiving to One's Health?

11% of family caregivers report that caregiving has caused their physical health to deteriorate. – Updated: November 2012

Family caregivers who are in good health are in a better position to help parents age well. 335 more words

Aging Parents

Another Outstanding Resource


I’m about half-way through this book and it has offered new insight to schizophrenia. The chapter which addresses effectively working together to help someone with psychosis is a must read for any caregiver. 13 more words

10 Virtues of Caring

I came across this post on Huffington Post. I think this is a great article! Great advice and given from someone who is living it. 1,031 more words

Inspiration

4 tips for caregivers

I came across this post on Huffington Post today. They are some general tips for caregivers. I didn’t like their title, though. There is debate in the field of Gerontology about the phrase “successful aging,” which implies that there are also UN-successful agers, or that one can somehow fail at aging. 763 more words

Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias

Crises in care - compassion and body work

The news in 2014 was regularly punctuated with stories of care home residents suffering abuse. As a result, care workers have been prosecuted and sentenced… 1,476 more words

Commentary

Countdown...

Move eleven days and counting,
Worries and logistics mounting,
Rental contract still outstanding,
Letting agents being demanding,
So much to sort in the meantime,
Movers, boxes, new phone line, 124 more words

Poetry

Camp for Dementia

I came across this post on the NPR website. You can also listen to the 8 minute audio report here. It’s a story about… 879 more words

Inspiration