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12.18.2017
Cindy Kolbe writes that “caregiving is handed down through our heritage and woven through our genetics and instincts. We take care of others through...
12.4.2017
Jeff and Kristen Sachs celebrated twelve years of marriage on August 20, 2017. Jeff was paralyzed in a diving accident, eight years after the couple...
11.20.2017
Donna began her career as an actor, director, and teacher. After her son Nicholas was born with severe disabilities, she became a disability activist...
11.1.2017
Wearing exam gloves is an important part of caregiving. Gloves protect both the patient and the caregiver from passing on germs and infections to one...
10.24.2017
Kristen is a full time caregiver to her husband Jeff, a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic. Much of the hands-on care she provides for her husband is...
9.25.2017
The essential act of caregiving is to make sure another person’s physical and/or emotional needs are met. But, what happens when one gets so invested...
9.18.2017
Harriet, whose husband became a paraplegic in 2013, writes about a topic that many caregivers often experience: the lack of sleep - or more...
8.31.2017
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Caring for another person often requires heavy lifting on the part of the caregiver. Overextended and strained muscles can cause both immediate and...
8.31.2017
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"As a caregiver to my quadriplegic husband, I am always on the lookout for skin issues. When a red spot crops up, I apply a foam dressing to help...
8.28.2017
Oftentimes, becoming a caregiver can be an abrupt experience. Suddenly your life is turned upside down, and you are overwhelmed by your new role of...