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.

Daily Devotions

A Clear Pathway

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Luanne and husband Bob
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

A Caregiver's Well-Deserved Staycation

As the primary caregiver for her husband with Alzheimer's, she struggled to take time for herself. But a restorative sanctuary was just blocks away.

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Joel and his grandma Barb
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Her Autistic Son Taught Her to Live in the Present

During a visit to her mother-in-law with Alzheimer's, her son opened her eyes to God's many blessings.

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A caregiver comforts an Alzheimer's patient
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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Caroline Conklin with husband Bill; q
Family Caregiving

Her Fears Made Her Angry at Her Husband of 60 Years

When her husband fell twice in six months, she should have been sympathetic. Why was she resentful instead?

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Lori Wood and Jonathan Pickard in Central Park; photo courtesy Lori Wood
Angels

This Nurse Went Above and Beyond for a Patient In Need

He needed a heart transplant so she made him a part of the family.

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Actress Yvette Nicole Brown
Aging Parents

Yvette Nicole Brown on Caring for Her Father with Alzheimer's

Even as the actress’s father’s dementia worsened, their relationship deepened

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An adult daughter embraces her senior mother
Alzheimer's and Dementia

5 Tips for Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Ruth Drew of the Alzheimer’s Association shares advice, including how to build a support network and taking time for yourself.  

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