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In doing some research, I came across a study out of Duke University that was conducted with the purpose of trying to identify the qualities that best help us to acheive feelings of calm…comfort…peace of mind. While reading the findings, […]

Weight gain and obesity is common among caregivers…part of the fallout from a demanding lifestyle, where people struggle to find the time to care for themselves. We all know that getting our weight under control is important for many reasons. […]

Came across yet another study that should serve as a red flag for caregivers to make self-care a priority. Research shows caregivers of those who have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia are more like to visit the ER or to […]

When you care for someone who has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, caregiving and grieving happen at the same time. A study out of the University of Indianapolis shows that grieving starts during caregiving for caregivers of dementia patients […]

When you’re going through a caregiving situation, it’s easy to feel isolated and alone. The truth is, of course you are not alone. More than 50-million people in the US are volunteer family caregivers. Many are going through the same […]

Seems that everywhere I go lately I run into someone who has a caregiving story.We were out doing a TV shoot for a show on Health Care Careers that will air in September, and during some down time, Physician Assistant […]