Archive for September 2013

Caregiving Overload? Four Tips to Get Family Members Involved

Kendra was at her wit’s end. Although she has a brother, she has been the sole caregiver for her mother for the past two years while holding down a full-time job and fulfilling her roles as a wife and mother. At a recent holiday gathering, Kendra’s aunt and cousin remarked that they didn’t know why... Read more »

Strut Your Stuff for World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. What, you ask? Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t just have a “national” day or week – it’s actually got a “world” designation for a whole month? That’s right. And it should, considering that according to the Alzheimer’s Association, 35 million people around the world and their families are affected by Alzheimer’s disease... Read more »

Boomer Caregivers Abound, But Who Will Take Care of the Boomers?

Say what you want about baby boomers being selfish, materialistic, or any number of things critics have said about the attitudes and behaviors of this generation. But don’t you ever say that they don’t take care of those close to them. Don’t you dare. You see, baby boomers have been the glue holding together long-term... Read more »
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