Losing your sense of self

Losing your sense of self

Losing Your Sense of Self How do you stay in touch with your true identity when your life revolves around supporting someone else? Let’s talk It’s something most of us experience, but we so rarely talk about it. Maybe we don’t want to draw attention...
Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue People don’t talk much about the emotional strain of providing constant empathy and support. Let’s talk It’s something most of us experience, but we so rarely talk about it. Maybe we don’t want to draw attention to ourselves....
Real-world practical and inspiring

Real-world practical and inspiring

What does caring for a loved one at home really involved? What does it mean for your family and future? Tens of millions of Americans have had these questions and more as they prepare for this unsettling yet necessary task. “The Family Caregiver s Guide”...
About

About

How The Caregiver Space got started and the essential information you need to know about us.

Caregiving guides

Caregiving guides

The Caregiver Space is here to support caregivers, but we’re not the only ones here to help! Here some of the books our community has enjoyed. Please note that this isn’t an official endorsement and we’re not necessarily affiliated with these...
Books for caregivers

Books for caregivers

The Caregiver Space is here to support caregivers, but we’re not the only ones here to help! Here some of the books our community has enjoyed. Please note that this isn’t an official endorsement and we’re not necessarily affiliated with these...

People and Partners

Adrienne Gruberg, Founder Adrienne Gruberg is a former family caregiver and founder of The Caregiver Space. After six years of caring for her late husband and mother-in-law she conceived of an online support space all caregivers could come to. Adrienne holds a BFA...
What Illness Taught Me About Caregiving

What Illness Taught Me About Caregiving

“Take care of yourself.” I’ve heard this advice more times than I can count and try to follow it. After being diagnosed with stage one endometrial (uterine) cancer and having a hysterectomy, I follow this advice religiously. For about three months I had been feeling...
I Lost the Lamb Chops

I Lost the Lamb Chops

Both my husband and I have British heritage, and we love lamb chops. Although the price of lamb has increased markedly, we were willing to pay it. So I went to the butcher shop and bought four thick chops. When I returned home, I put them in the freezer for another...
Caregiver frustration

Caregiver frustration

No matter how rewarding caregiving can be or how much we love the person we’re caring for, caregiving is frustrating. Frustration just comes with the package. We’re human and caregiving inevitably involves situations and tasks that are inherently...