The Candid Caregiver (TCC) is a safe place for all caregivers, of any condition area or caregiving level, to go for candid yet professional guidance. Questions will be answered, tough topics will be discussed, and the caregivers will ultimately have a place where they, themselves, feel cared for. No topics are off the table. Ask your questions and share your stories on social media using the hashtag #TheCandidCaregiver.
TCC's lead caregiver and author is Carol Bradley Bursack, a veteran family caregiver with more than two decades of experience.
Choosing a nursing home for your loved one can be a daunting decision. It’s one thing to review the brochure, look at their website, and even visit the facility. But in order to get a real feel, these are the things you should be looking out for.
Mistakes are inevitable when caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's. Some are more avoidable than others. Here are guidelines to avert the most common mistakes.
You think kids say the darndest things? Consider the loose words of a loved one with dementia. How to cope? Here’s some wise guidance.
It's one of the hardest caregiving decisions: Do I move my loved one into a nursing home? A veteran family caregiver offers nine things to consider.
Inevitably, more than one person in your life is going to need caring at the same time. Whether it’s your dad, and your mother-in-law, and maybe even your husband — let’s face it, it’s hard to juggle them all. Here are some tips.
Summer is a time when it’s generally easier for elders to be out and about than when snow and ice are an issue. Even if our loved ones have dementia, severe arthritis, or lung issues, there are things we can do with them that brings them joy.