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1.6.2015
"Sometimes I can't believe my husband is paralyzed. I've gotten fairly used to this life in the relatively short amount of time we've lived it. How...
2.26.2015
Gentrie is a caregiver and partner of a quadriplegic, who has an MS in communication, focusing on the interpersonal dynamics of caregiving support...
7.27.2015
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Working with caregivers can be a challenge, especially when you’re coming to terms with needing to rely on someone else for basic daily functions...
7.27.2015
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Kristen was intimidated at first to learn a safe method for transferring a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic on her own. As her husband’s primary...
9.18.2015
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“What’s important is that you have to treat them well. They are human beings after all.” Aaron highlights the importance of having a connection with...
9.21.2015
Every caregiver has to deal with managing caregiving stress regardless of the disability of the person they are caring for. When a family member has...
9.28.2015
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Finding helpers can be tough. “We go through agents for our foreign domestic helpers or just go online…It’s not really tips it’s luck. Finding a good...
1.5.2017
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At the start of his life as a tetraplegic, Aaron faced communication barriers that made things challenging with his new helper. In order to best...
9.30.2015
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“Relationships are tough enough, and sometimes it’s very hard to be the caregiver and the lover.” Caregiving and Relationships “We always think of...
10.1.2015
Kristen remembers the exact day she became a caregiver, the day her husband was discharged from the hospital months after his spinal cord injury...