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Bladder Cancer Caregiving Is a Partnership

Caregiving for a loved one with bladder cancer can strengthen your connection to each other, adding a new dimension to your relationship.

Woman holding her husband's hands while he's in a hospital bed.

Caregiver or Care Partner? How Terminology Evolves With Awareness

Care partner implies that the person who is living with the disease and the person providing care are equal and that is as it should be. But this isn’t always the case, so when are you a caregiver, and when are you a care partner?

Senior man with wife in a wheelchair.

Are You a Depressed Caregiver?

Feel like you’re letting everyone down? Have you become isolated? Carol outlines these ways and more that might signify you’re depressed as a caregiver.

Woman reading on the couch.

8 Tips for Coping With Anxiety as a Caregiver

Hobbies, journaling, exercise, can all help when handling anxiety as a caregiver. Our caregiving expert shares these and more tips.

Man supporting stressed woman with headache.

When the Caregiver Has a Chronic Condition, Too

While you’re caring for others with chronic conditions, you’re not immune to one yourself. Some days you are forced to push through caring for others, while you yourself are suffering.

Husband and wife holding hands for support.

Caring for the Caregivers

Caregivers are human, too, and they need a little help once in while to make sure they don't get burned out. Here's how to lighten their load.

Happy caregiver with senior woman.

Fresh Outlook Can Help Caregivers

It’s common for caregivers to feel stressed about constant changes as well as numbed by the sameness of needing to focus on the care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

Top Apps for Caregiving and Dementia Care to Make Life Easier

Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and they can even help caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia.

Dave deBronkart is "e-patient Dave."

Let Patients Help: Q&A With "e-Patient Dave"

HealthCentral talks to "e-Patient Dave," an advocate who empowers people with medical conditions to become active in their healthcare.

Aging parents with adult children.

How to Handle the Realization That Your Parents Are Aging

It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”