The Caregiver's Toolbox

Practical tips from real caregivers

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3 reasons we need caregivers to earn a decent living

Despite a growing demand for home-based caregivers, the profession is one of the lowest paid and this can affect most of us, says Lynn Wilson, founder of The CareGiver Partnership. ...

Caregiver's Stories

Personal narratives from caregivers

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Self-compassion and mindfulness

Over the past five years of caring full-time for my husband, I have discovered the necessity and obligation of self-compassion. It is only in the last two years, self-compassion has ...

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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 ...