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  • Three ways caregivers can develop a deeper spiritual life
    Three ways caregivers can develop a deeper spiritual life
    Today I have the great pleasure of being the host on Day 10 of the Virtual Blog Tour of the new 2nd-time author Carolyn A. Brent whose book The Caregiver’s Companion: Caring for Your Loved One Medically, Financially and Emotionally While...
  • A Winning Team
    A Care Giver's Crisis
    NASHVILLE, TNA Care Giver’s Crisis My heart goes out to care givers, those who currentlyare care givers, those who will be care givers,and those who will need care givers!This is just my way of encouraging family membersand professionals who...
  • The Caregiver's Companion: Carolyn A. Brent's new book is almost out
    The Caregiver's Companion: Carolyn A. Brent's new book is almost out
    I'm participating in a Virtual Blog Tour that the now two-time author Carolyn Brent is participating in over a 12-day period at this time. Please follow her Virtual Blog @carolynabrent on twitter; I'm participating in it with her and will...
  • Companion Arts: A unique online org. that supports & encourages caregivers
    Companion Arts: A unique online org. that supports & encourages caregivers
    Today I want to introduce you to a wonderful organization I've been aware of for some time now called Companion Arts. About a year ago, through a synchronicity around my purchasing some of their products, I came to know the brilliant owners...
  • Early childhood educator
    What is required to be an early childhood educator or nanny?
    Early childhood educators serve children from birth through kindergarten. In addition, nannies may serve after school children in the child’s home.Anyone can be an early childhood educator or nanny, but professionals employed in licensed...
  • Tova Rich, President & Founder of Family Matters Caregivers, Inc.
    Nanny service celebrates launch in South Florida with 10 percent discount
    Family Matters Nannies, a nanny and caregiver placement agency, recently announced its launch in South Florida and is celebrating with a 10 percent discount off their placement fee. Family Matters Nannies is the second subsidiary of Family Matters...
  • The Gatekeeper
    The Gatekeeper
    Caregivers go to the medical appointments with their partner (patient just doesn’t seem appropriate in this context) and listens diligently to the information being passed on by the medical provider. Many of us taking notes and asking...
  • New studies provide a sleepless outlook for aging Americans and their caregivers
    New studies provide a sleepless outlook for aging Americans and their caregivers
    Emerging new information shows most caregivers who provide service to an aging, ill or disabled family member or friend lead detrimentally stressful lives.More than 65 million Americans, at an average age of 49, provide care to people they are...
  • Marines at the Pentagon
    Marines at the Pentagon on 9/11
    A chaplain assigned to the Pentagon, told of an incident which happened right after Flight 77 hit that structure on 9/11.The daycare facility inside the Pentagon had many children, including infants in heavy cribs. The daycare supervisor looked at...
  • Study Finds Autism More Challenging For Caregivers
    Caregivers of Children with Autism Face Significant Challenges
    Caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face a number of significant challenges. They include: (1) the complexity of the disorder itself, which requires early and intensive behavioral interventions requiring coordination among...
  • Registered Dietician shares the ideal foods for a cancer patient
    Dietician Shares the Right Foods for a Cancer Patient
    In order to develop a healthier lifestyle, most people would usually exercise and eat the right kinds of foods to accomplish this task. However what about people who are undergoing debilitating illnesses such as cancer?These patients usually have...
  • Supplementation with Vitamin D Helps the Winter Blues
    Supplementation with Vitamin D Helps the Winter Blues
    Until recently, it was commonly believed that a daily dose of sunshine guarantees adequate vitamin D levels. Well, not anymore.The latest studies are showing that most people, and especially the elderly, are vitamin D deficient. Although our...
  • Tobacco exposure causing asthma in children often denied by caregivers
    Tobacco exposure causing asthma in children often denied by caregivers
    Most adults are aware that tobacco smoke exposure can trigger an asthma attack in a child; however, some smoke in the presence of an asthmatic child. What makes matters worse, a new study has found that when a caregiver was asked about tobacco...
  • 'Who's Caring for the Caregivers?' hosts resource expo
    'Who's Caring for the Caregivers?' hosted a resource expo
    For those who have traveled (or are traveling) through cancer, you probably have someone you have designated as your "caregiver." That caregiver gives and gives and gives - from their heart and soul - to help the person with cancer. The...
  • National Grandparenting Examiner = Caregiving
    Shoutout for National Family Caregivers Month
    By Presidential Proclamation, November 2013 is National Family Caregivers Month. In the proclamation of 2013, President Barack Obama declares, “Across our country, more than 60 million Americans take up the selfless and unheralded work of...