Caregiving

Caregivers are a special breed of hero. Family caregivers put their loved ones' needs above their own every single day. But caregivers know all too well that caregiving can be exhausting without solid boundaries and self-care strategies. Be encouraged--with the right techniques in place, caregiver burnout can be a thing of the past.

Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray

The Inspiring Story Behind New Film 'I'll Push You'

Discover the story of two best friends--one in a wheelchair--who relied on faith to hike Spain's 500-mile El Camino.

Arlene and Richard Boyd

Dancing Through Alzheimer's

Throughout their 61-year marriage Richard and Arlene Boyd used to dance together every weekend. Then she got Alzheimer's. Now the couple is back on the dance floor.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal

Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal

Arlene Boyd's Alzheimer's diagnosis changed so much of her life with her husband Richard, but dancing together still brings them joy.

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Jessi Colter’s faith was inspired by her mom, who was a preacher.

Jessi Colter: How Waylon Jennings Became 'God's Man'

She knew her hard-living husband had to change his ways, but she sensed God was at work in his life.

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A daughter and her aging mother stop to smell the roses

The Important Stage of Caregiving That No One Talks About

A former hospice consultant shares her journey caring for her aging mother and the one thing no one ever told her about caregiving. 

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A young woman embraces her mother

7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

Caring for a family member who has Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming.

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Karen, Mondy and their daughter, Grace, with Virginia

Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource

As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened, improvisational theater experience gave her and her husband a new way to interact with her mom—and ease the strain.

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Karen Stobbe (left), her mom Virginia and Mondy Carter

Tips for Communicating with a Loved One with Dementia

Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, who provide training to dementia caregivers, share how they use techniques learned from improvisational theatre to engage with Karen's mother, who has Alzheimer's.

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Jeanne's Brain Tea

Jeanne’s Brain Tea

You'll love this delicious tea of berries, oranges and cinnamon.

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Helping My Mom Settle into Senior Care

Helping My Mom Settle into Senior Care

How author Melanie Merriman learned to work with her mom as she adapted to an Adult Congregate Living Facility.

A basket of folded, freshly cleaned laundry

An Overwhelmed Caregiver Is Reminded That She's Not Alone

A baby to care for and an elderly mother-in-law to watch over. Sometimes it seemed like too much.

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A young caregiver walks with her loved one in the park

How to Handle Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Caregivers may face sadness and frustration. Follow these practical tips to help manage some of those challenges.

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Georgene and her father, George

What a Caregiving Professional Learned Caring for Her Family

When her father and mother-in-law needed help, she thought her work had prepared her. She was wrong. Get her practical advice.

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Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren, started a program to help caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's.

Hilarity for Charity: Seth Rogen, Lauren Miller Work to Assist Alzheimers Caregivers

Comedian Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller, came up with a way to turn a personal tragedy into something positive.

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