Destress – Stress Management Apps

Caregiver stress is real with many physical and emotional manifestations. Staying in control while caregiving is challenging, as the responsibilities and functions tend to grow over time. Self-care is critical for continued well-being, staying balanced, and being able to continue caregiving responsibilities. There are many stress management apps available to support general wellbeing, some are free and others have an associated subscription fee.

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Palliative Care – A Top Priority

Palliative care is an underutilized service for individuals with serious medical conditions. Palliative care is focused on addressing the stress and symptoms that individuals with serious and chronic illness face on a daily bases. Physician practices and hospitals are redesigning, and expanding palliative care programs to better meet the growing need for individualized symptom management.


Insensitivity to Caregivers Stings

Insensitivity to Caregivers Stings Caregiving is often a 24/7 role, and as the loved one declines the caregiving responsibilities increase. The physical and emotional toll of watching a loved one…


Season of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has become the time to show appreciation and celebration of family, health and good fortune. Expressing gratitude when caregiving, can be very challenging, especially as a loved one is…


Finding a Caregiver is Like Dating

Coming to the realization that additional caregiving assistance is needed may be obvious to some and very challenging for others to realize.  The need for more caregiving support affirms that…


Hospital News and Health Report

Will your patients and their caregivers have the knowledge and experience to have a positive home hospice experience?  Caregiving in-home hospice can be a complicated journey filled with challenges and…


The Caregiver’s Voice Book Review

In Home Hospice Navigation – The Caregiver’s Guide, author, nurse, caregiver, Judith Sands, focuses on hospice – what it is, the personnel involved, when and how to involve hospice, advance care…