Before you beat yourself up because your mom or dad have shaggy hair or haven't been to the dentist in way too long – take a look in the mirror. You may be overdue on some things for yourself, too.
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.
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.
After his experience with kidney cancer, Dave became the infamous ‘e-Patient Dave’ – a leading voice for a movement to empower and engage people with medical conditions to become active participants in their healthcare.
Caregiving can really take a toll on you — physically and emotionally. It's just as important to care for youself, as it is to care for someone else. Here are some simple ways to show some self-care.