Normal_Aging

Are you feeling guilty? The truth is that it is not uncommon for caregivers to experience some level of guilt, even when they know they have done all they can to support a sick or disabled loved one or client. In fact, according to a study published in the Journal of Aging and Mental Health,…

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Did you know that caregivers are reported to experience heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes at higher rates than individuals who are not caregivers? It’s true! Long-term stress resulting from providing care for your sick or disabled loved one or client can lead to risky behaviors, including poor diet, increased use of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications,…

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Reducing_Stress

    Increasing evidence suggests that family caregivers are at risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is an anxiety disorder that results when a caregiver experiences a particularly distressing and traumatic event while caring for a sick or disabled loved one or client. Caregivers who are at an increased risk for developing PTSD…

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Rosalynn Carter, photo credit Washington Post Photo by Nikki Kahn Caregivers play an important role in providing care for their sick or disabled loved ones. However, caregivers need support to increase their chances of having an effective and healthy caregiving experience over the long haul. Following are the top five reasons why caregivers need support.…

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Can You Imagine Living Life and Leading with More Presence, Clarity, Boldness, Vibrancy, Abundance and Ease at every age?  It’s Yours for the Taking ~ The New Ageless Story Will Show You How!  More of us than ever before are ready to reshape the chaos of our lives and planet, to change what aging means…

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When you think of a working caregiver, twenty-year-old Parker Schnabel (Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush) may not be who comes to mind. However, he is a vital part of his ninety-five-year-old grandfather John Schnabel’s caregiving team. As a self-employed gold miner, Parker is likely not financially responsible for his grandfather, yet his emotional investment is evident…

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