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A Holiday for Caregivers

Do you sometimes feel squashed between the needs of your older parents and your children? Then you know why adults who care for both groups are called the “sandwich generation.” There are nearly 65 million family-caregivers in the United States. … Continue reading

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

A combination of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion arise when caregivers take on more than they can handle.  Burnout occurs when caregivers don’t receive adequate help and support when taking on the huge responsibility of caring for another person. Caregivers … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver

Though it may seem to be a contradiction, caring for yourself during the time that you are caring for another is one of the most important things you can do – for both your loved one and for yourself.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Stress Of Caring For An Elderly Person?

Managing your own life’s to-do list can be stressful enough on its own.  Add the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent, and you may be feeling overwhelmed!  You’re not alone!  The National Alliance for Caregivers reports that over 50% of adults who are … Continue reading

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