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Video Friday: Summer Care Tips

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

As we move firmly into the lazy, hazy days of summer, there are some things we can be thinking about that will help to make our lives as caregivers a little easier. I shared some information and tips this week […]

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Video Friday: The Scoop on Sleep

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

I know from comments to past posts that the issue of sleep…being able to get enough good quality sleep…is important to many of you. That makes me very happy, because caregivers typically are lacking in the quality sleep department. Common sense […]

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Video Friday: Helpful Hobbies

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

How long has it been since you’ve done something just for you?  You know, something you really wanted to do…not something you had to do?  I’m willing to bet it’s been a while. In the midst of handling caregiver duties, […]

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Video Friday: Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

A few months ago a woman contacted me asking if I would be willing to help with a charity event that would benefit caregivers.  “Of course!” I said.  Luanne O’Brien is a dance instructor who organizes a local version of Dancing […]

Video Friday: Men and Caregiving

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

Statistics show, and I notice myself when I speak to caregiver groups, more and more men are becoming caregivers for loved ones. We know that men and women are wired differently, and that wiring means men cope with caregiving responsibilities […]

Manage Your Triggers with Faith

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

As we continue to move through our first year of “firsts” without my father-in-law, who died of cancer last summer, I find that I’ve become much more aware of “triggers”—little things that happen to happen that can turn very deep […]

How to Create Internal, Eternal Hope

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

Hope you had a great week! I’ve really enjoyed my first days with you here at Beliefnet.  Every Friday I’ll post a new video for you.  It might be an interview I do with an expert who can help us […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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