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Caregiving deemed “the new normal”

Caregiving has become a big trend among Americans. Just look at the sheer amount of news relating to caregivers each day. ...

August 17, 2011

Alan Wu

Don’t get stretched thin as a caregiver

A new study released by the University of British Columbia, Concordia University and AMI-Quebec recently displayed the dangers of getting spread too thin if caregivers attempt to pursue too ...

May 24, 2011


25 percent of caregivers suffer from depression

A new survey conducted by has found that a quarter of all caregivers report symptoms of depression....

April 27, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Biggest challenge of caregiving may be “acceptance”

As parents age, there may come a time when they require day-to-day assistance from adult children....

April 14, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Medical alert system can help sandwich generation

When Barb Brzezicki lost her job after 14 years, she was already caring for her newborn son, Noah, and her infant daughter, Tola....

March 24, 2011

Alan Wu

5 ways to deal with an overbearing caregiver

Some families who are rotating caregiving duties from one member to another so that the senior can spend time with each loved one and the caregiving doesn't prove to be overwhelming to anyon...

February 8, 2011


5 topics to discuss with aging parents

Adult children often face a sudden role reversal when older parents require more assistance. This can come as a shock for many families, so it's best to have a conversation about aging issue...

February 2, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Tips for caregivers cooking for seniors recovering from surgery

Patients who have recently undergone surgery or are recovering from an injury sometimes can't cook for themselves, which means that the duty often falls onto caregivers. ...

January 11, 2011

Alan Wu

Elderly alert system can help divide responsibilities between siblings

As parents age, they may require more help with day-to-day activities, as well as financial responsibilities....

January 7, 2011

Alan Wu

Caregiver Relief Fund, medical alarm can help caregivers

When Leena's father fell five years ago, he suffered severe injuries that left him a quadriplegic. This placed a caregiving burden on her mother, who had to attend to him as the couple aged ...

December 14, 2010

Alan Wu

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