Jennifer Cares
Video Friday Archives

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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, …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More