caregivers

  1. Children's Health

    What you can do to take care of you (when your little one is sick)

    Your child is sick, and it takes everything out of you just to care for your little one. But what about yourself? It's just as...
  2. Children's Health

    Healthy ways kids can cope with a parent's illness

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    I was only 14 when my father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease and I was thrown into the role of caretaker. It...
  3. Aging

    How cancer changes caregivers

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    You may feel that it goes without saying that caring for a cancer patient changes your life. Yet the breadth and magnitude of the...
  4. Aging

    Caregiving at a distance

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    Carol lives in the southeastern part of the state. Her mother, Jean, lives up north, easily a five-hour trip if the weather is good....
  5. Babysitters and Childcare

    Mannies: Would you hire a manny?

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    There's a new trend where more and more moms are hiring mannies — not nannies — to care for their children. Some nanny placement...
  6. New mom health and wellness

    Dealing with separation anxiety

    Whether you‘ve had six weeks or six months at home, going back to work can be traumatic for you and your baby. Easing her separation...
  7. Aging

    Caregiver burnout: 5 Tips for staying grounded

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    At some point, while caring for a senior parent or loved one, most caregivers experience a feeling of emotional exhaustion or...
  8. Aging

    Tips to prevent diabetes-related complications in aging parents

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    It's estimated that one-third of adults over the age of 65 are living with diabetes. While diabetes can be managed relatively easy...
  9. Aging

    Inspiring tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers

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    When my husband first received a tentative diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, I initially felt detached and numb. Could this really be...
  10. Career Advice

    Hot careers for 2011 and beyond

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    This is a tough time to find a job. The Great Recession is officially over, but employers are still reluctant to hire. Instead of...
  11. Aging

    How to choose the best home health aide

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    Finding a professional home caregiver can be a stressful responsibility for family members, especially if it is necessary due to...
  12. Cancer Info & Support

    Cancer connection: How networking with a cancer survivor can save your life

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    When cancer comes up in conversation, do you change the topic and move on? Or do you ask the questions that may possibly save your...
  13. Health

    Caring for your elderly parents

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    My first clue that my elderly parents needed extra help around their apartment surfaced during a weekend stay with them in Southern...