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Care for Caregivers

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.

Caregiving During The Holidays: 6 Considerations For Families Of Alzheimer's Or Dementia Patients

Nataly Rubinstein | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nataly Rubinstein

Don't push yourself too far or beat yourself up for not living up to "how things used to be." If you remain positive and adaptable, this season can still be full of celebrations to cherish. Here are six things to keep in mind if visiting someone with Alzheimer's or dementia in the coming weeks.