I’m Sick! Who Will Care for Mom?

I’m sick. Doesn’t happen all that frequently, but considering the degree of stress that constantly shadows me and the amount of running around I do, it’s surprising that I’m not…

Caregiver Burnout

If you could steal a few hours for yourself each day, what would that look like: Exercise? Sitting down with a good book? Catching up on 4 weeks of your…

I’ve Got This! … but she doesn’t want “this”

Several articles (including my own) focus on the heaping pile of responsibilities that accompany caring for an aging parent. The juggling act of child-care and parent-care, combined with work and…

Social Isolation

As a geriatric care manager, I frequently hear the exasperated cries of family caregivers on the other end of the line. Dementia and other aging related ailments often leave family…