The Caregiver's Toolbox

Practical tips from real caregivers


Nip fear in the bud

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration… ― Frank Herbert Dune Fear an anxiety is widely common among caregivers. To understand fear ...

Caregiver's Stories

Personal narratives from caregivers

a husband at physical therapy

Encouraging a disabled loved one

Caregiving is challenging. It’s a role with twists and turns, plans and surprises, as well as joys and sorrows. It can be especially challenging if you are caring for a ...

For friends & family

Learn about caregiving and how you can help

miracle drug

Why a ‘miracle’ drug exists but you can’t have it yet

It’s supposedly getting easier for innovative drugs for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to reach the market. So why, asks Andy Extance, is hesitancy still proving devastating to desperate ...