Family Caregiving

Lori Durham; videography by Mike Barton

Lori Durham's Advice for Sandwich Generation Caregivers

Lori Durham, who found herself with a full house and new responsibilities shortly after retirement, shares tips for caregivers in a similar situation.

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How to Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Loved Ones

It’s anything but selfish to take respite as a caregiver, especially during Covid-19.

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7 Tips to Improve Your Loved One’s Sleep Routine, as Well as Your Own

The stresses and disruptions of Covid-19 have made good sleep habits more important than ever.

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Caregiving: Your Best Is Good Enough

In this excerpt from Strength & Grace Magazine, a loving wife caring for her ill husband receives a  much-needed reminder to be gentle on herself. 

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Supporting Military Caregivers

Millions of Americans take on the stressful job of caring for wounded military and veterans at home. Several national organizations help them.

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5 Tips to Adjust Your Expectations as a Caregiver

You can make life easier by accepting a more realistic version of your role.

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Caring for a Parent When Your Relationship Has Been Strained

Whether you assume a hands-on or a backseat role, caregiving may offer an opportunity for healing.

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How This Christian Nonprofit Is Helping Families and Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Jill’s House provides overnight round-the-clock care and individually-tailored activities.

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Battling Caregiver Sleep Deprivation: What Can You Do?

When your loved one has dementia, it can make nighttime rocky, but there are ways to improve both your sleep routines.

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Tips for Sandwich Generation Caregivers to Return to the Workplace During Covid-19

For parents who care for their own parents, transitioning back to on-site work requires creative thinking.

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A daughter caregiving for her father.

Is It Time to Step in and Give Your Older Loved One More Support?

Asking “How do I know if …?” questions can help you identify problems and good solutions.

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How to Pray for Your Aging Parents

After a lifetime of receiving prayers, one son is committed to offering them daily for his elderly mom and dad.

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Making Sure Mom Is Well Cared For: Can You Do It All?

Mothering your own mom requires an abundance of time and energy, so getting help is key.

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Is Caring for a Family Member Good Experience for Professional Caregiving?

You learn a lot by doing, but training in dementia care is important for any caregiver—professional or otherwise.

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