Self-Care is About MUCH More Than Simply Getting Some Rest and Time Off!

In the last two posts I pointed out two very common patterns I have observed in family caregivers, especially those who represent the “first line of defense” in their loved one’s care: How they can fall into such a rut of feeling overwhelmed, burnt out and defeated...

Some Labor Never Gets the Recognition it Deserves…and Silent Caregiver Suffering Takes its Toll

Thinking about the importance of recognizing the immense contribution of American laborers this past holiday really highlighted for me an issue that’s been coming up a great deal lately in caregiver conversation circles: the growing number of caregivers suffering in...