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Compassion Fatigue: Do as I Say, Not as I've Done

Caitlyn McIntosh | Posted 12.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caitlyn McIntosh

Compassion fatigue. You may or may not have heard the term and definition, but it is pretty straightforward. And real. If you let it get far enough, i...

Caregiving: The Dance Between Guilt And Resentment

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Lustbader

When an older family member needs help, many people struggle to find the time to provide assistance to their relative amidst the many other commitments crowding their lives. Often, it is hard to figure out just how much help is really necessary.

40 Steps to Making a Bed... And Other Lessons in Caregiving

Marki Flannery | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

A task so simple, mundane -- and essential -- as making a bed for someone who cannot do it themselves strikes me as a great lens through which to view caring for others.

Why Caregivers Need To Be Cared For, Too

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

Without all the people who find themselves caring for those with terminal illnesses, our healthcare system would be overwhelmed. Yet we as a society do little to support them. There is much more we can do.

Who Cares For The Caregivers?

April Rudin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
April Rudin

The population in America is shifting as baby boomers age and the "sandwich" generation is feeling more and more pressure to take care of aging parents while raising children at the same time.