#ElderCareChat 1/21/15 Recap: Self-Care and Accountability in Caregiving

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 56 new and returning participants discussed strategies for more effective self-care, and explored the importance of accountability in achieving these goals of caring for self in order to better care for others.

All participants agreed that ...

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Young Caregivers Becoming the Norm

I'm a brand new parent (only two and a half months in), and I can already see how quickly caregiver burnout creeps in.
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In Caregiving, Setting Boundaries to Prevent Burnout

When you’re caring for an older adult, it’s easy to lose sight of you -- your emotions, needs and overall well-being. Even on a good caregiving day, the subtle signs of burnout may very well be present, but ...

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When to Let Friends Recommend Senior Care

Nearly 15 million people are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. More than 42 million are caring for a senior relative or friend.

Given these numbers, we probably all know at least one person who is, or has been, a ...

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Leaders Discuss Challenges Facing Family Caregivers

Caregivers are everywhere. At home, in senior living, in schools, in churches, in hospitals. There are over 65 million Americans currently caring for parents, children, friends, relatives, spouses, partners. That number will only get bigger in the years to come.

As ...

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The Other Side of the Sandwich Generation: Seniors as Caregivers

There’s lots of talk about the sandwich generation, the (mostly) boomers and middle-aged adults who are caring for their aging parent(s), children, and grandchildren all at once. It’s a hot topic, life as a sandwich generation-er, and ...

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#ElderCareChat 6/6/12 Recap: Complex Caregiving Conversations

Caring for an elder you love -- be it a grandparent, parent, friend, spouse, or sibling -- inevitably prompts the need for complex conversations you’d probably rather avoid...

Do you want extraordinary measures to be taken?
You need help ...

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