Family Caregivers: A Caregiver’s Bill of Rights

All caregivers face challenges from time to time, sometimes forgetting their personal rights. Family caregivers in particular have their own set of obstacles due to years of personal history and the nature of the relationship. Many family caregivers have trouble … Read More

Food for Thought: Finding Food Delivery Near You

Finding food delivery for senior citizens is easier than ever. From government delivery services to home cooked meals from your local church, options are plentiful if you know where to look. Meal delivery can be extremely helpful for seniors having … Read More

The ABCs of Caregiving: Words of Wisdom and Comfort (a Book Review)

If you are caring for a family member or friend, I recommend a little book called “The ABCs of Caregiving: Words to Inspire You.” It’s a short, sweet read, a book you might keep on your bedside table and return … Read More

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A New Resource for Rare Disease Caregivers

Many family caregivers provide care for a person with a rare disease—more than you might think. A brand-new website for rare disease caregivers addresses their specific needs and concerns. When our son, Andrew, was eight years old, he developed a … Read More

Hospice Care: Two Sides to Every Coin

Not long ago, I attended a seminar on “modern” hospice care. I was pleasantly surprised to hear that it can provide a different, and much more positive, experience than what we traditionally think of when we hear the word “hospice.” … Read More