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Caregiving

  • Caregiving 101: First 5 Steps for New Caregivers

    Posted by Matthew Colella Mar 27, 2013

    There are more than 50 million people in the the U.S. providing caregiving services for an adult 18 years of age or older. There are at least another 10 million caring for people younger than 18. For the new caregiver, the important thing to remember is th

  • Top 3 Tips for Only-Child Caregivers

    Posted by Matthew Colella Mar 21, 2013

    Most people assume that it must be more difficult being a caregiver as an only-child. No brothers or sisters to share ideas; fewer helping hands when it comes to finances or emotional support. No necessarily so, says one social psychologist.

  • When Caregivers Get Sick

    Posted by Berenice E. Kleiman Mar 14, 2013

    What happens when caregivers are too sick to perform their duties?

  • Caregivers: What Can I Do to Help?

    Posted by Matthew Colella Mar 14, 2013

    Learning that a loved one has had a stroke is the start of a journey that you may not have expected to take. Understanding what is happening and the medical terms that doctors are using can be overwhelming and confusing and rehabilitation can be a long...

  • Caregiving Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

    Posted by Matthew Colella Feb 28, 2013

    The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) is accepting applications for a $2,500 scholarship providing assistance to caregivers seeking education for more effective care.

  • Caregifted: Free Vacations for Caregivers

    Posted by Matthew Colella Feb 20, 2013

    MacArthur Foundation $500K "Genius Grant" winner launches caregiving non-profit with her award.

  • Caregiving: Where to Begin?

    Posted by Matthew Colella Feb 14, 2013

    National Stroke Association is committed to relieving caregiver burden by providing applicable education and resources.

  • All Together Now

    Posted by Lisa Pogue Feb 4, 2013

    The Rullis' experience turned into "The Miracle Mind," a practical guide to improving lives of survivors and their families.

  • Ask the Expert

    Posted by StrokeSmart Staff Feb 4, 2013

    Dr. Sara Palmer, a psychologist and faculty member of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, answers your toughest questions.

  • The Art of Caregiving Zen

    Posted by Matthew Colella Jan 27, 2013

    A new approach to the caregiver's struggle is helping people use Eastern philosophy to better deal with the frustrations of being a care provider.