Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
Does this imaginary conversation sound familiar? Expert Advice Giver (EAG): (pompously) Caregivers must take time for themselves on a regular basis to maintain the physical and mental health necessary to do their demanding jobs. Caregiver: (snorts) Yeah, right. Time off doesn’t just happen — it...
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2004 - 07:00, By: Christina Medvescek
November is the month officially set aside to honor the nation’s family caregivers, and to advocate changes that support and empower their caregiving. Organized by the National Family Caregivers Association, National Family Caregivers Month 2004 — with the theme “Share the Caring!” — focuses on...
Posted on Wednesday, August 7, 2002 - 17:00, By: Christina Medvescek
"If there's anything I can do to help, just let me know." Most caregivers have heard that open-ended offer at one time or another from family and friends, but few have actually taken them up on it. Why not, when the job of caregiving is so difficult and time-consuming?