Caregiver Resources

For Caregivers: 4 Tips for Dealing with Guilt Over Taking “Me” Time September 16, 2014

Whenever she talks about self-care for caregivers, Amy Silbaugh likes to use what she calls “the airplane analogy:” In the event of an emergency during a flight, oxygen masks fall from the aircraft’s ceiling.

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Top 3 Questions to Ask a Caregiver September 9, 2014

Caring for a loved one is a physically, emotionally and spiritually demanding job. And the warning from experts is clear: The only way to avoid burning out is to take a break.

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Caregiving and the Law: What Families Need to Know September 2, 2014

Every day, caregivers’ minds are occupied with everything from medication schedules to symptom management. And, of course, they must remember to take care of themselves.

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CHF and COPD in the Summer – 4 Tips for Home Care August 26, 2014

Northeast Ohio summers can be tough for people who struggle to breath.

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For Caregivers: Preventing Wandering Among Patients with Alzheimer’s and Dementia August 22, 2014

Most caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia share this near-constant fear: In a moment of confusion, their loved ones might walk away from home and family and never find their way back.

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