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Caregivers Health

Caregiving and the '5 Languages of Love'

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

For years, research has shown that caring for an aging family member may put a caregiver's health at risk. Now, a National Institutes of Health study suggests that your "personality type" can possibly help predict just how risky caregiving might be for you.

The Gift of Caregiving

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Robin Amos Kahn

It is a great service to show up for someone and go with them through the last chapter of their lives. And though at the time, it feels as if your own life got lost somewhere, it eventually turns up again.

Putting the 'I' in Caregiving

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

Family caregivers need to learn to put the "I" in caregiving -- and keep it there! As a family caregiver, it's so easy to put your needs on hold.