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Tips for Reducing Caregiving Stress A high amount of stress, depression, and other health disorders can result from being a caregiver for an elderly family member, particularly when you don't have access to helpful resources and informa ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Great tips, Nirmala. A great resource for caregivers of elderly family members is your l ... more
Nov 29 2008 8:52pm
Caregiver support group on Stanford Campus The Stanford WorkLife office and local elder services agency Avenidas co-sponsor a monthly support group for staff and faculty who have caregiving responsibilities for a parent, spouse, partner or o ...
Jan 11 2008 1:40pm
Commendable, that there are organizations that address this topic. Generally most people ... more
Jan 12 2008 12:54pm
Elderly caregiving I have turned caregiver very recently when my wife's mother moved in with us. She just turned 79 and has been battling type 2 diabetes for more than 20 years. She is a fiercely independent and lovel ...
Jul 28 2009 5:04am
Caregiver for mu 28 yr old son Is there any way to get money since I must stay home to take care of him?   He is still fighting Social Security and was told his hearing will not be untill June 2012. I am frustrated and most ...
Aug 15 2010 1:06pm
Hi,Go to your community dss office and ask for homehealth for your son.Tell them your situ ... more
May 30 2011 4:58pm
Secondary progressive MS & Friendship Support Hi everyone out there in cyberspace! I am a caregiver to a dear friend who has been battling MS for 24 years now. It has progressively moved up his body through the years and now is affecting his ...
Sep 02 2010 7:48am
Hi Bobbygirl - I'm so glad you posted. I am a firm believer that people with similar ... more
Jul 29 2011 8:27pm
Go to school! In case you didn’t think you had the time or money to go to college, or to learn what you really wanted to learn in college about wellness, keep in mind that lifesaver of modern American life: the c ...
Aug 20 2007 10:28pm
Getting Kids to Eat Their Peas I am a childcare provider, and while not a parent myself, I have the unique experience of working very closely with dozens of families. One benefit is that I see what works and what doesn't work in l ...
Jun 09 2007 8:41am
Casseroles or sandwiches and even smoothies with green juice from Trader Joe's as a covert ... more
Nov 03 2007 8:56pm
A great website on raising the family vegetarian I was raised vegetarian but I didn't have the greatest experience in terms of making sure I had a balanced diet (I had lots of problems like anemia and general low energy, etc.) so I was happy to fi ...
Aug 18 2008 11:57am
Jo Stepaniak is one of the great vegetarian/vegan authors. Here is a link to information a ... more
Jul 16 2009 10:17am
the hardest greif I ever had to contend with June 12 2010 , my nephew died in my arms after suffering sudden death syndrome. it was later determine that he had died from cardiovascular disease, obesity, and hypertension. I'm a Vietnam vet and ha ...
Jan 29 2011 4:23am
I'm so very sorry for everything you are going through. I too have lost people who ha ... more
Mar 26 2011 12:29am
Compassion Fatigue: Repetitive Stress of the Heart Caring too much can hurt. When care givers focus on others without practicing authentic self-care, destructive behaviors can surface such as apathy, isolation, bottled-up emotions, substance abuse, po ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am