Sometimes, with all the heart-heavy situations that being a caregiver brings, you just have to find a way to through it. Laugh through the pain and hardships — and do it with the person you’re caring for. That’s what author Laura Mansfield did — and then she wrote “Geezer Stories” so we can all laugh together.
More than 80 percent of caregivers for people with terminal cancer are under significant stress and most have worse overall health than the general population.
The time has come when it’s apparent that all the good medical care in the world hasn’t taken away this person’s illness and, barring a miracle (medical or spiritual), they’re going to die. What do you say?
Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin discusses her travels around the world, and her experiences documenting how other cultures view and honor death.
Here’s how people living with Alzheimer’s disease, and their families, can prepare for the future.