Daily Archives: October 6, 2010

Caregiving Across the States

Information on publicly-funded caregiver support programs in each of the 50 states, including consumer direction, eligibility, and services. Check out programs available from the Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving>>>

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Tips for Caregivers

Helpful resource guide for Caregiver survival Read more at MedicineNet>>>

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Help and Resources for Caregivers: Tips for Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Good overview of taking care of yourself while caregiving, with a checklist of self-care suggestions, a list of helpful tips to make caregiving easier, and links to resources for caregivers. Read more from HelpGuide.org>>>

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A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself

You  must take care of yourself if you are going to be helpful to the one who needs your care!  This article discusses support, setting limits, your body, education, emotional health, and respite. Read more from the Family Caregiver Alliance … Continue reading

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Psychological And Social Issues

How our minds change as we age:  learning, memory, reaction time, intelligence, life skills. How to develop coping skills, strategies and healthy behaviors. Read more from the AGS Foundation for Health in Aging>>>

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Health Check Tools

Use these quizzes, calculators, self-assessments and decision guides to check your knowledge and health status. It should be no surprise  that the virtual doctor or decision guides will most likely recommend seeing a real doctor. Try out a virtual MD … Continue reading

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Multiple Types of Arthritis

Information on Arthritis, by MedicineNet.com, including multiple types of arthritis and arthritis topics. »View Info

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Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers

Taking responsibility for your own care.  Steps to managing stress.  Steps for seeking solutions.  Asking for and accepting help.  Starting to exercise (one of the healthiest things you can do). Read more from the Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on … Continue reading

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