You may have been through some tough times in your relationship but heading into years of caregiving for your parents can test your marriage more than anything you've experienced. Here are some ways to cope — and keep your marriage in the forefront.
Bedsores can be much more serious than they seem — in fact, complications from bedsores can lead to death. Learn from a board certified nurse on what causes these sores and how to prevent them.
When a parent falls ill in your youth, you tend to adapt to the caregiver role much earlier in life — but that doesn’t make the road of caregiving ahead any easier. Dr. Barry Jacobs talks about his experience as caregiver from teens to today.
Many Americans are caring for several people at a time — sometimes both of their aging and ailing parents, children, and even spouses with chronic conditions. How do you do it all without completely burning out?
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.
Who better to tell you how to choose a nursing home than someone who works in a nursing home? This licensed nursing home administrator provides her tips on what you want to nursing home to have, or what’s a clear red flag.
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.
Prevent gum disease by making sure your loved one gets proper dental care.
One of the most frightening behaviors displayed by your loved one with dementia is aggression. Here are some tips to help cope.