Caregivers

Holiday Caregiver Burnout

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Holiday Caregiver Burnout Author: Valerie Michel Buck Whether you’re at the end of your tether, that tether has been cut years ago or you’re just starting caregiving for a loved one, this time of year always seems to be the hardest. The season of joy is upon us, that is what the media, shopping centers […]

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Recommending Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia

Alzheimer's and Dementia, Caregiver Corner, Healthy Aging, Recommended Reading Leave a comment , , , , , , , ,

Recommending Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people each year. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is difficult but you will feel less alone […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Time for a Caregiver Attitude Adjustment?

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By Carol Bradley Bursack   New Year’s Resolutions: Time for a Caregiver Attitude Adjustment? How long has it been since you’ve distanced yourself from caregiving long enough to decide what is good for you? How long has it been since you’ve had guilt-free breaks from the needs of others, so that you can actually relax? How long has […]

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Report Confirms Alzheimer’s Disease Crisis

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Another Report Confirms Alzheimer’s Disease Crisis A new report released by Alzheimer’s Disease International found that between 2010 and 2050, the total number of seniors who require care will nearly triple from 101 to 277 million. The report estimates that half of those seniors will be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia.  Growing […]

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