Posted on December 13, 2017 in Caregiving TipsHolidays can be stressful for anyone, but they can be particularly hard for caregivers, as they juggle holiday invites, traditions, work, and the rest of their life. All of this while caring for a parent, child, or other close friend or family member.
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Posted on December 10, 2017 in Coping with GriefEverything seemed duller. The holiday lights weren’t as bright as they had been in years gone by. The holiday music didn’t seem so cheery. I had no appetite for the holiday feasts all around me. The gatherings and parties were a constant reminder that my loved one was missing.
Posted on December 7, 2017 in Coping with GriefIn most companies, when an employee suffers a loss, there is a set bereavement policy where the individual is able to take a few days to attend to the business of grieving.
Posted on December 6, 2017 in Caregiving TipsYou might think of high-tech gadgets as a gift for a young nephew and not an older parent or grandparent, but smart technology is giving families peace of mind and providing new ways to stay connected with each other.
Posted on December 1, 2017 in Caregiving TipsWhen a loved one is terminally ill, there is no gift that is greater than time spent with them. They treasure the connection and you will make precious memories that will carry you for the rest of your life. The holidays are an especially important time for family members to gather closely and support their loved one.
Posted on November 30, 2017 in Coping with GriefWhen you think of funeral traditions, what springs to mind? For most of us in the United States, it is likely to be customs like a viewing, a religious service, a burial, or a sprinkling of ashes.