What does caregiving feel like?

What does caregiving feel like?

When people talk about overcoming disease or disability to live an incredible life, so often the caregivers are left out of the story. Many caregivers don’t identify as caregivers — we’re so absorbed in the needs of whoever we’re caring for, we...
My Mother’s Quiet Burden Was My Father’s Fading Mind

My Mother’s Quiet Burden Was My Father’s Fading Mind

My parents […] had just bought an apartment in Washington to be closer to me, so I could help with my father’s care. My mother claimed he was getting too hard for her to handle on her own, though I never saw it. Whenever I visited them in Florida, he was always...
Let’s Stay Connected

Let’s Stay Connected

Our lives are so busy these days; we’re cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids, planning parties, and working. Not to mention all the time we are spending at the gym. With our fast pace lives, this leaves little time for family. How many times have we seen someone...