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Caregiver Coaching: Mental Fitness

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

I was so happy to be honored recently with the 2010 Innovations Award for Prevention from Mental Health America for the work I do educating caregivers about how to care for themselves while they’re taking care of others.  May is Mental Health Awareness […]

Caregiver Coaching: Move it or Lose it

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

When I was caring for my mother-in-law during her end-of-life journey with cancer, getting any kind of physical activity wasn’t even on my radar. Between the running from our house to theirs, working as a TV news anchor, breastfeeding a newborn daughter, and taking […]

Caregiver Coaching: Keeping Love Alive

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

As your Caregiver Coach here at Beliefnet.com, it is my passionate mission to reach out and help you and other volunteer family caregivers. Each Thursday, I’ll identify a major challenge caregivers face, and offer research, tips, and motivation to coach you through it.  […]

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I'll Take Time for Me: Resolutions for Caregivers
Were you too overwhelmed, or did you make some New Year's Resolutions this year? If you did, how are you doing so far with keeping them? If you didn't, I have some suggestions! (We say we don't like it, but sometimes it is nice to be told what to do).  I've come up with some ideas for changes we

posted 6:44:45pm Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Penguins and Daffodils
I love living in Pittsburgh, PA...love our champion sports teams! Tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in the international spotlight, playing in the Winter Classic. Our Heinz Field, home of the Pittsrbugh Steelers, has been turned into a skating rink for the event. After weeks of below freezing te

posted 8:44:47pm Jan. 01, 2011 | read full post »

Embrace the Positive Force of New Beginnings
"Your success and happiness lies in you.Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."                          &nb

posted 8:13:54pm Jan. 01, 2011 | read full post »

Finish, and Start Strong!
Just a short post for now--wanted to share a video clip with you.  I came across it while organizing some of my caregiver notes. With the daily challenges caregivers faces, sometimes it's hard to believe we'll ever be able to lift ourselves back up into the light and smile again.

posted 1:28:54pm Dec. 30, 2010 | read full post »


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