Patient neglect is becoming a more frequent occurrence among care providers. Admittedly not all patient neglect is intentional. The results of patient neglect are tragic for patients and for family members experiencing emotional upset because of the occurrences. This... Read more
Caregiver burden represents the emotional, physical, and financial aspects and responsibilities of providing care and support for an ailing family member. This is a subject rarely discussed because most caregivers would be embarrassed to show feelings of exhaustion,... Read more
Are you an overwhelmed family caregiver caring for elderly parents or loved ones? Are you caring for a spouse and some days feel like you can’t go on? Most caregivers not only admit to overwhelm, stress, frustration, feelings of hopelessness but also having... Read more
Overwhelmed Caregiver: How many of you feel you are in situations where the person you’re caring for is never satisfied? Or caregiving has become such a significant part of your life that you feel you’ve given up your life. It’s you who are angry... Read more
Do you have a friend or family member who bears the majority of responsibility of care? Do something nice for caregivers not only during the holidays but every month of the year. Give a caregiver the gift of time by giving your time to care for their friend or family... Read more
Caregivers come in different varieties — those who over commit, who’ve place themselves in impossible situations because they thought the time commitment would be an hour or two a week, suddenly it’s turned into a full time job — adult... Read more
The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes
Caring for aging parents and family members with declining health can stir up a range of feelings that include guilt, sadness, and exhaustion. Learn how to cope with the unexpected role of caregiving and care receiving.