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Giving Yourself ‘First-Aid’ When You Feel Ready to Break (as a Caregiver)

By Andy Niska | Jul 25, 2018

Perhaps when you first started looking after this family member in need, you thought it would be a short-term situation. It might have been your mother or father or maybe even your spouse. This individual may have been injured in an accident. It might have been a medical emergency like a heart attack that landed…

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A Senior Needing Help May Be Ornery, but It Could Be Due to a Loss of Control: As a Caregiver, This Can Increase Stress

By Greg Banks | Jun 20, 2018

Jared is not the kind of man who had been accustomed to asking for help. He was a fiercely independent person who took care of his family, was there for his friends whenever they needed help, and was a great shoulder to lean on. In his 80s, he was having extreme difficulty with mobility, doing various tasks around the house, maintaining his home, and even going shopping. He asked an adult child in the area for help, and though he didn’t consider her a caregiver, that’s exactly what she became.

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3 Ways to Talk About the Stress You’re Under When Caring for a Spouse

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | May 17, 2018

Caregiver Stress Collierville TN-When you realize just how much stress you’re under at the moment, it’s time to sit down and talk about it with your spouse. He or she may simply be completely unaware of how this is directly impacting you in so many ways.

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How to Eliminate Stress as a Caregiver and Still Be a Wonderful Support to That Person Who Needs Assistance

By Susan Di Michele | May 14, 2018

Feeling the effects of stress can happen just about any time of the day. The impact of stress can affect relationships, our temper, work, focus, and much more. For those who are looking after a spouse, elderly parent, disabled adult child, mother or sister, or even a friend, though they might not consider themselves a…

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