Care-Giving Tips

5 Tips for Self-Care Over the Holiday Season

Published on:
Thu, 01 Dec 2016
By:
Barbara

It is a very busy time of year and people often talk about feeling “stressed, frazzled and overwhelmed” due to the many demands on their time as well as finances. Caregivers of aging parents are at great risk for experiencing additional stress during the holidays as there are more demands on their time.

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5 Tips for Family Caregivers during a Medical Crisis

Published on:
Wed, 13 Jan 2016
By:
Barbara

Remember that being a caregiver for family members or others can deplete one's physical, emotional and mental reserves, so it's important to take care of yourself. Eat healthy meals, maintain an exercise routine (yoga is great for this) and know that you are being a tremendous support for your loved ones during this challenging time.

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Should Family Caregivers Also Pay the Bills?

Published on:
Tue, 26 May 2015
By:
Barbara

Many of these family caregivers also have jobs or are raising families of their own. For me, the question is whether these caregivers should also be responsible for managing the financial affairs of their elder parents. I believe the answer is “No”and here are the reasons why.

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