Tag Archives: caregivers

Permission to Fail

A few years ago I was part of an expert panel discussion on “How to care for yourself while caregiving” through WEGO Health and one of the other panelist, Ben Murphy (@athletdad) shared a great point.  He said that one … Continue reading

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Caregiver Stress Equals Higher Health Care Costs for Employers

The impact of Elder Care issues on corporate America will continue to grow as our elderly population increases. Employees juggling job responsibilities with care giving are a reality in the workplace of today and the future. Workers are torn between … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Keeping Mom or Dad at home with VA benefits

One of my favorite ways of helping families with care needs is by helping them to receive veteran’s benefits using a family caregiver agreement. Such an arrangement often solves a number of problems simultaneously. It provides compensation for the caregiver, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Tips for Caregivers Applying for Disability Benefits

If you are responsible for providing supportive, daily care for a disabled individual, whether it is your own parent or another loved one, you can help them apply for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Here are some … Continue reading

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Tips For The Sandwich Generation

People in the Sandwich Generation are struggling to meet the needs of their growing or adult children and the needs of their aging parents while usually managing a hectic work schedule as well.  Anyone who is sandwiched between two generations … Continue reading

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A Crack in the Rock

For the Chinese 2008 was the Year of the Rat, for me that year can best be described as “The Year of the Crisis”. Some highlights include my step daughters canceled wedding 2 weeks before the event, my best friends … Continue reading

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Putting yourself on hold and dealing with the unexpected

This post comes from the archives but since I’m dealing with major pain and flu-like symptoms this week, I thought I’d dig it back out. Heck, it’s good enough to re-hash!  Caring for others most often changes “Life as we … Continue reading

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