Caregiving

Whether you or a family member is caring for a spouse, parent or loved one, find support in articles, advice, prayers, and inspirational stories for caregivers.

Hangin' Out: Mohamed (left) has a calming effect on Joel.
Caregiving

The Unlikely Caregiver That Changed Her Mind

Her son had autism and she needed help—fast.

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Ty'Ann Brown discusses tips on caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's
Bible Resources

Spiritual Remedies: Bible-Based Tips on How to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Ty'Ann Brown shares a few spiritual remedies for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.

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Senior African American couple at home hugging and smiling
Caregiving

A Smile from His Wife Gave This Alzheimer's Caregiver Hope

A single smile from her reassured him that they were a team.

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Young handicapped student sitting in wheelchair at his office desk in front of notebook, computer and monitor, looking over with a smile. Natural office interior light.
Caregiving

Being a Caregiver Unlocked His Potential

He learned that caregiving brought out his best qualities and the potential he always had.

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Mary Lou (in hat) found creative ways to life her sister Libby's spirit.
Caregiver Burnout

6 Ways You Can Help a Caregiver

She was afraid her sister would burn out with all her worries.

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Elderly man with a laundry basket full of clothes.
Caregiving

After Retirement, Being a Caregiver Was the Right Choice

He still had something to give after retiring and choosing the caregiving path made all the difference in the world.

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Polaroid pictures of a sunset piled on top of a leather journal.
Angels

The Comforting Picture That Eased Her Concerns

She was worried about her independent mother transitioning into a nursing home. The Lord sent a sign to ease her anxiety.

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Actress Brooks Shields
Caregiving

Guideposts Classics: Brooke Shields' 4 Tips for Helping a Friend Cope with Depression

In this story from August 2005, the actress, who lost a dear friend to suicide, shares the lessons she learned from that experience—and from her own struggle with depression.

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Elderly woman listening to music
Caregiver Burnout

Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study suggests that personalized musical playlists may make caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's that much easier. 

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Dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking
Caregiving

How Ann Reinking Helped Her Son with Marfan Syndrome Feel Accepted

As a child, dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking found comfort and inspiration at church, but would her new congregation in New York City be willing to accept her son for who he was?

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