Category Archives: unintentional caregiving

Are You A CAREGIVER?

A Caregiver is a person who is concerned about, or providing physical, emotional, or financial assistance to an older person. Did You Know… Estimated between 16 to 20 million U.S. employees are caring for aging parents. Chronic stress experienced by … Continue reading

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Caregiving and Alzheimer’s: Asking the Right Questions

A frustrated friend called me for help while visiting her mother.  Her mother’s Alzheimer’s was progressing and she was exhibiting some, let’s say, wearisome behaviors (to my friend that is).  It had been over a week and her mother refused … Continue reading

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Accepting vs. resisting your caregiving experience; The choice is yours (Part Four)

This is Part Four, the last in this March series of guest blog appearances about Intentional vs Unintentional Caregiving, and the cost and dynamics associated with both. Sometimes just accepting the things we cannot change has a profound affect on … Continue reading

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Are you experiencing a meltdown?

Caregiver burnout can be devastating. Day after day caring for someone else, especially if they require so much assistance, can be depleting your health and well-being. Caregivers can begin to feel more like a victim than a helper. Additionally, caregivers … Continue reading

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The payoffs of intentional caregiving (Part Three)

This is Part Three in a series of guest blog appearances that will continue through the Mondays in March. The subject is Intentional vs Unintentional Caregiving and the costs and dynamics associated with both. I am so honored to have … Continue reading

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Intentional vs unintentional caregiving (Part Two): What’s your winning formula?

I’m sure by now we are all sick of hearing the word “WINNING” from Charlie Sheen and all the madness surrounding his world. But back in the real word and in regard to caregiving, is there a winning formula? Today … Continue reading

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Intentional VS Unintentional Caregiving (Part 1)

Today I begin a series of guest blog appearances that will continue every Monday for the next four weeks. The subject of course is Intentional vs unintentional caregiving and the cost and dynamics associated with both. I am so honored … Continue reading

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