Tag Archives: Caregiving

The Dreaded Conversation

“You have a new referral. The physician is worried that Mrs. B is depressed and suicidal; she’s been talking about dying all day long. They plan to up her meds if she keeps talking about that.” Mrs. B does want to talk … Continue reading

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Not in Love with AMOUR

Paris. Musicians. Elderly couple. Stroke. Disability. AMOUR (2012) has all the essential elements to become my favorite movie. Ironically, I remain troubled by my tepid reaction 3 weeks after seeing it while most of my friends within and outside of … Continue reading

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Carer, Caregriver, Care Partner?

Whether we like it or not, our experience is often shaped by our language. Most of the changes we see over the past century have been fueled by our desire to show greater respect for all individuals. For example, while … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Baby Boomer Caregivers To top it off, some of these boomers are still “taking care” of their adult children and grandchildren. This can be a very challenging situation.

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