Caring for a spouse or partner
10 Tips for Spousal Family Caregivers
Done daily, these small efforts promote emotional connection and physical wellness for spouses.
We Reap What We Sow
My husband has always enjoyed planting a garden. Every year he tills,...
What’s In A Name and A Squeeze Of The Hand
Monday night. Ryan came by for dinner and I retrieved a pizza from town. ...
An Open Letter to My Husband
Island Treasures: Life Does Not End with a Diagnosis of Alzheimer's
Dennis Dulniak joins Island Treasures to talk about his experience caring for his wife of 47 years, Nancy.
Caregiver Spotlight Q&A on Spousal Caregivers
As part of our caregiver spotlight series, Caregiving.com spoke with former caregiver and Secretary of the Well Spouse Association Board of Directors, Terri Corcoran about the spousal caregiving experience.
I've Felt so Much, And Now I'm Numb
If you've ever felt numb through your caregiving experience, you're not alone. A common coping mechanism during periods of prolonged stress and trauma is suppressing your own feelings.
“For The One Who is Exhausted, A Blessing”
An Irish poem and some words of encouragement for the caregiver who's feeling uninspired and detached.
Caregiver Spotlight Q&A on Balancing Caregiving and a Job
We spoke with caregiver and author Fern Pessin about the challenges of caregiving and employment both prior to and through the pandemic.
Caregiving Grief and Overwhelm More Pronounced During Covid
I have a request to all of you on the sidelines, from all of us on the frontlines: If you’re not helping day-to-day and in the thick of it, please don’t second guess our decisions after-the-fact.
Love Letter to the Grabber
Making some humorous observations about the grabber, Fern Pessin uncovers the many ways this household tool promotes independence and safety for everyone.
Caregiving’s Ultimate Reward
My heart goes out to those who are alone in providing care to a loved one, but they shouldn’t have to. That has to change.
Are You Ready for the Unexpected Crisis?
These organization tips, from Elizabeth Miller of Happy Healthy Caregiver, can help family caregivers manage any crisis.
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