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Where To Find Caregiver Support Groups Online And In Person

Caring for a family member with chronic pain or another chronic illness can be challenging. When the diagnosis happens, caregivers are busy with the work of finding out more about the illness, treatment options, and coordinating care. Once this early stage is complete, caregiving becomes a daily routine that can [...]

By | 2018-05-29T14:04:38-07:00 June 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Where To Find Caregiver Support Groups Online And In Person

Splurge Or Steal: Gift Ideas For Chronic Pain

Finding the perfect gift for someone can be difficult, especially when that person suffers from chronic pain. Whether you are on the budget or can spare no expense, here are some ideas to make a chronic pain sufferer’s holiday special with the perfect gift. Massage The gift of healing touch [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:27:38-07:00 December 5th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Splurge Or Steal: Gift Ideas For Chronic Pain

How To Pick The Best Present For The Amazing Caregiver In Your Life

Caregivers make the world go ‘round. For chronic pain patients, caregivers vastly improve the quality of their lives, from simple things like running errands to more involved tasks when the pain flares up. But caregivers are in a dangerous occupation. The estimated 44 million caregivers offering unpaid help to a [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:27:44-07:00 December 4th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Pick The Best Present For The Amazing Caregiver In Your Life

Unsung Family Heroes: Adolescent Caregivers

Acting as caregiver for a family member is a difficult job, and the burden is made even heavier when the caregiver is an adolescent. Most adolescents, meaning those under the age of 18, are playing video games or going to the movies, but it’s estimated that there are as many [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:32:46-07:00 October 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Unsung Family Heroes: Adolescent Caregivers

Preventing Compassion Fatigue In Caregivers

When a family member is diagnosed with a chronic illness, the shock can be substantial. In those first months after diagnosis, family members and caregivers are busy learning about the condition and coordinating treatment. Little thought is given to what happens after the routine of care is established, and caregivers [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:33:33-07:00 September 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Preventing Compassion Fatigue In Caregivers

Finding Support For Military Caregivers

Being the caregiver for a loved one is an immense, and sometimes overwhelming, job. No two caregivers have identical experiences. One might have to manage the household finances and take care of the kids, while another might have to also help his or her loved one with everything from bathing [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:34:18-07:00 September 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Finding Support For Military Caregivers

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