Self Caring Archive 2011
Mother's Day Gift Ideas
May 02, 2015
Mother's Day is coming -- turn it into a treat (or at least a beneficial thing) for you, too.... Read more
How Closely Do You Track Your OWN Symptoms?
October 10, 2011
Of course you monitor your loved one's problems; spread the love.... Read more
The Question Every Caregiver Deserves but Seldom Hears
October 03, 2011
Four words to warm a caregiver's heart and what you can try if nobody pipes up.... Read more
September 26, 2011
Do you have someone with whom you can yammer away caregiving stress?... Read more
Was Pat Robertson Right?
September 18, 2011
The caregiving challenge of balancing loyalty to your spouse with loyalty to yourself. ... Read more
September 12, 2011
You've been told to "just let it roll off your back" -- but how, exactly, do you do that? Here discover 5 tactics to help you tune out the unhelpful.... Read more
When a Caregiver's Biggest Pain Isn't the Care Receiver
September 05, 2011
Some types of relatives heap extra stress on caregivers. Recognize these 5 characters?... Read more
Pat Summitt's Son and Crossing Over to "Caregiving"
August 29, 2011
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease affects families in ways they can't yet fully appreciate.... Read more
If It's Monday, It Must Be a Chance to Start Fresh
August 22, 2011
How to be good to yourself this "Caregiver Monday."... Read more
A Loving Way to Combat the "Caregiver 10"
August 15, 2011
Can weight control -- and even caregiving sanity -- start with something as simple as self image?... Read more
A Surprising Source of Caregiving Tension
August 08, 2011
Caregivers and care receivers often don't "get" one another, new research shows.... Read more
How Much Stress Is Too Much?
August 01, 2011
Will you know -- and act -- when reach a critical point in your caregiving?... Read more
How to Not Take It Personally
July 25, 2011
6 common scenarios caregivers too often blame themselves for -- needlessly... Read more
Speak Up or Sneak Around? Do You Tell An Employer About Your Eldercare Duties?
July 17, 2011
Four reasons workers are reluctant to tell their employers they're caregiving -- and five reasons speaking up can be helpful.... Read more
Caregiving Isn't Funny -- Sometimes, It's Hilarious
July 11, 2011
Cracking up and wisecracks: inappropriate or sanity-saving?... Read more
- Go Ahead. Honor Yourself.
- When Friends Just Don't Get It
- Mother's Day Gift Ideas
- How Closely Do You Track Your OWN Symptoms?
- The Question Every Caregiver Deserves but Seldom Hears
- Let's Talk
- Was Pat Robertson Right?
- Critical Comments
- When a Caregiver's Biggest Pain Isn't the Care Receiver
- Pat Summitt's Son and Crossing Over to "Caregiving"