Psychology & Psychiatry

6 steps to reduce caregiver stress

(HealthDay)—Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be mentally and physically exhausting, so you should take steps to manage and reduce stress, according to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Amid COVID, schools can help families of children with disabilities

Children don't come with how-to manuals. Even if they did, they would all require a manual of their own, tailored to their unique make and model. That's why caregiving can be rewarding, as well as puzzling and demanding—particularly ...

Health

Engaging family caregivers key to coordinated home health care

After Jo-Ana Chase heard her mother had successful heart surgery, she was relieved when her mom was finally discharged from the hospital and sent home to be cared for by her brother. However, Chase quickly learned from her ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Caregiving can last for decades, new research shows

To most people, "caregiving" means looking after ailing relatives in their final years. But the reality is much different, with the actual workload lasting up to 30 years for some, according to University of Alberta research.

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