There’s no question that caregivers are under siege during this pandemic. If you fall in that category, check out these helpful tips for coping with the stress.
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Teepa Snow knows how tough caregiving can be. She is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and the care that’s needed to cope with it.
Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and the care that’s needed to cope with it. In this Portal Exclusive extended conversation, she explains what caregivers and loved ones need to know about what is going on in the minds of those with dementia.
Bethanne Weiss never planned on being a caregiver. Like more than 44 million others in this country, she had no idea what she was in for when she placed her parents into nursing homes. She was thrust into a world she wasn’t prepared to deal with. She reveals how much it overwhelmed her, disrupted her…
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and she is offering tips to help you become your loved one’s best advocate.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and she helps guide families through some of the toughest decisions of their lives. Sometimes that can mean making what feels like an impossible decision: deciding to pull your dying loved one from the healthcare system.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families. In this video, she offers advice for adult children who try to make everything perfect for their aging parents. Here’s a secret: it’s going to be messy and that’s OK! Learn how to let go of perfection and instead embrace a new reality.…
If you couldn’t find an assisted living center good enough for your mother, would you build one? Larry Pino did. How is it different than traditional centers? What did he learn during the process. He explains.
Kay Castle-Brinker believes that grandmothers have the power and the obligation to help leave a legacy of peace, acceptance and compassion. That led her to creating The Granny P.A.C.™, a Granny-selected combination of children’s books with positive messages of kindness and acceptance, wrapped in a handmade “pac.”
Larry Pino’s story is one shared by countless Americans. After his father passed away, Larry’s mother lived on her own — until she couldn’t anymore. That led Larry to some soul-searching and a series of difficult caregiving decisions. When he couldn’t find a senior living facility that he thought was right for his mom, he built his own! That has led to a reinvention of senior living, from the ground up, and the launch of Tuscan Gardens.
When you’re a caregiver, you may be asked to make important decisions about medical treatments and the end of someone’s life.