Caregivers


Care for the Caregiver (April 29, 2015)

Managing stress is essential for those caring for a loved one with dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report (alz.org), “In 2013, 15.5 million... Continue Reading

Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients (August 5, 2011)

Annette Tersigni RN, yoga nurse, entrepreneur and yogapreneur has created a transformational new movement in health care called Yoga Nursing®. She helps nurses, yoga therapists and other care givers... Continue Reading

Andrea Evans: Caregiver (July 31, 2009)

Emmy-nominated actress Andrea Evans discusses her experience caring for her mom during a battle with breast cancer and her work as a celebrity ambassador to find a cure for the disease. STACEY GUALANDI:... Continue Reading

Caregivers (March 24, 2009)

What is Caregiving and Who are Caregivers? Caregivers are individuals who provide care to chronically ill or disabled family members or friends.  It is estimated that more than one quarter of the adult... Continue Reading

Caregiving and Sibling Relationships: Challenges and Opportunities (March 24, 2009)

By the Family Caregiver Alliance Providing care for an aging or ill parent can bring out the best and the worst in sibling relationships. Ideally, the experience of caregiving is a time for siblings to... Continue Reading

Taking Care of You: Self-care for Family Caregivers (March 24, 2009)

by The Family Caregiver Alliance First, Care for Yourself On an airplane an oxygen mask descends in front of you. What do you do? As we all know, the first rule is to put on your own oxygen mask before... Continue Reading

Communicating with Doctors and Managing Hospitalization: A Guide for Caregivers (March 24, 2009)

Tips for Communicating with Doctors There is a great deal to be gained by improving communications between family caregivers and healthcare professionals, especially physicians.  Better care for the patient,... Continue Reading

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