Posts tagged "long-distance"

“Ruth & Erica” Doesn’t Hold Back About the Perils of Caregiving

I’m not really a YouTube junkie, so I was skeptical when I heard about a slick new caregiving series airing online. Yet “Ruth & Erica” has gotten my attention, and I plan to watch it in its entirety. Why? Because it’s painfully real. The show – created by Amy Lippman for the woman-centered WIGS channel... Read more »

Many Languages, One Goal: International Resources for Caregivers

Like many of you, I have the Olympics on the brain. Even without satellite or cable (yes, you read that right), I still find myself surrounded by Olympic buzz on the radio and Internet – a buzz infused with celebrated diversity. It’s a refreshing twist to today’s international tensions that are too-often characterized by volatility... Read more »

National Institutes of Health Offers Free Webinar on Long-Distance Caregiving

Several weeks ago, I wrote a post about practical tools for long-distance caregivers. I have a soft spot for those who are caregiving from afar because my family has been through such a journey more than once. That’s why I was so pleased to learn that the National Institutes of Health has posted a free... Read more »

More Creative Resources for Long-Distance Caregivers

One of the many things I love about writing “Ask Dr. Chill” is receiving feedback from my readers (for a great example, see my most recent post about Cubs fans and caregiving). While I try to capture the essence of a concept or service in my writing, it’s impossible to mention every example of a... Read more »

Practical Tools for Long-Distance Caregivers

In my first post for this blog, I provided several scenarios of people who were absolutely caregiving even though they didn’t identify themselves as caregivers. Here’s one of those scenarios: Susie has a stressful job at an advertising company in Northern California, but the bulk of her stress comes from another place. Her mother, who... Read more »