But it was upon her death that I realized, in addition to being my best friend, she was my Death Buddy: the one person I could talk to about absolutely anything without fear that she would judge me, find me weird, or rush to change the subject — even if the subject...
Mapping your complex caregiving life

Mapping your complex caregiving life

What makes caregiving so overwhelming? One factor is just how complex caregiving is. This incredible complexity can be a barrier to making changes to improve your situation, since how can you decide where to focus your energy and build support if you can’t see...
Be the Helping Hand You Needed Once

Be the Helping Hand You Needed Once

“Sometimes asking for help is the most meaningful example of self-reliance.” – Unknown The increasing population of aging people has paved the way for the recognition of caregiving as a profession in the recent times. A caregiver is a person who assists people with...
The ultimate guide to starting your own blog about caregiving

The ultimate guide to starting your own blog about caregiving

Are you ready to share your experience of taking care of someone? Have you been thinking about starting your own caregiving blog? Here’s how to do it! The right way to start a blog Most people who want to start a blog are thinking of more than just sharing their...
What is barbershop therapy?

What is barbershop therapy?

Amid the sound of television and hair clippers buzzing around him at Goodfellas Barbershop in Little Rock, Arkansas, Lorenzo Lewis was trying to get a man wearing a mask to talk about his emotional pain. Lewis asked the man how he was doing. “I’m good, I’m good,” he...