The Caregiver's Toolbox

Practical tips from real caregivers


Pitt Report Suggests Urgent Need for Policies to Support Family Caregivers of Aging and Disabled Americans

Family members and friends provide the vast majority of care for aging Americans experiencing chronic conditions, trauma or illness. Yet, according to “Addressing the Needs of Caregivers at Risk: A ...

Caregiver's Stories

Personal narratives from caregivers


The creation of a caregiver

Looking back on my childhood, and my young and adult life, it is now apparent that I was destined to be a caregiver.  Little did I know, that someday, I ...

For friends & family

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Why is caregiving stressful?

Caregiving is stressful. I’ve been a caregiver for more than 18 years and, as time passed, became more aware of stress. My husband (the caregiving recipient) thinks some of my ...