Caregiver Stress

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How Laura Story Found 'Blessings' in Caregiving

The singer shares how her husband’s brain tumor challenged—and ultimately strengthened—her faith.

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An older man in a wheelchair happily plays with his Labrador.

Taking Care of a Pet for a Loved One Has Hidden Benefits

Helping an older adult care for a pet may boost your own sense of well-being.

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B'ette Schalk

Staying Positive While Dealing with the Challenges of Caregiving

B'ette Schalk shares how her faith and a grief support group helped her cope with the challenges she faced when her husband experienced deep depression and anxiety.

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B'ette and her husband, Herb

How She Coped with Her Husband’s Depression

She watched—and grieved—as the man she loved fell into a cycle of anxiety and depression. Would she ever get him back?

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A family of three watches TV together.

How to Handle the Stress of Caregiving

From reading a book to spending time with a pet, simple steps can help ease the stress of caring for a loved one.

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Having a good coping strategy is key for a caregiver’s emotional health.

6 Ways Caregivers Can Find Emotional Support

Having a good coping strategy is key for a caregiver’s emotional health.

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Continue doing the loving work you do with these caregiving tips.

5 Ways to Stay Positive as a Caregiver

Continue doing the loving work you do with these caregiving tips.

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The Enormous Benefits of Respite for Caregivers

The Enormous Benefits of Respite for Caregivers

There are many resources available to help family caregivers take time off

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Rob Lowe’s Tips for Beating Caregiver Burnout

Rob Lowe’s Tips for Beating Caregiver Burnout

The actor explains how his personal caregiving experience taught him the importance of self care.

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Lisa Leonard Shares How 'Brave Love' Helps Her Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Lisa Leonard Shares How 'Brave Love' Helps Her Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Jewelry designer Lisa Leonard and her husband discuss how they prioritize their marriage while running a business together and caring for a son with special needs.

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Caregiving for a Loved One Brings Challenges, But Offers Rewards

Caregiving for a Loved One Brings Challenges, But Offers Rewards

The right resources can help you focus on the more positive aspects on taking care of a loved one

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5 Tips for Minimizing Holiday Stress as a Caregiver

5 Tips for Minimizing Holiday Stress as a Caregiver

Follow this practical advice for caregivers to help make the holidays a little less hectic

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