Get control of your to-do list

Get control of your to-do list

The list of things that need to happen when a loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness is huge…and keeps changing. There’s so much research to be done, doctors chosen, appointments scheduled, records requested, insurance disputes, disability claims, trips...
Coordinating care: Welkin Health

Coordinating care: Welkin Health

Welkin Health is working to provide continuous patient support, using a mix of technology and people with the hope of better serving patients and their families. Most of the tools Welkin Health provides help care teams work better together, but they also make it...

6 words on healthcare

We asked some of our favorite organizations to explain their mission in six words. Here’s what they said: Connecting patients to resources and support. – Care to the People Sickness and death are now unnecessary. – Prime Modern-day to-do list: Work....
Childhood illness and siblings

Childhood illness and siblings

Daniel and His Starry Night Blanket: A Story of Illness and Sibling Love is the tale of a young boy whose older sister gets cancer and, from his perspective, too much of the family’s attention. Written and illustrated by Sally Loughridge, the book focuses on the...
Aging while queer

Aging while queer

Planning has gotten a lot simpler for some of us as marriage has become more inclusive, but the laws regarding healthcare and marriage have been in flux for a while. Of course, changing laws don’t immediately change people’s attitudes – and...
Choosing a health care facility

Choosing a health care facility

Home away from home It’s a major concern of caregivers that our loved ones be given proper care. But there are times we ourselves do not have expertise or resources to administer this level of care, and there is need for a third party to get involved. Trust...
Autism: Expanding their world

Autism: Expanding their world

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Dr Temple Grandin is releasing a new resource just in time! A new book, by Dr. Temple Grandin, titled, TEMPLE TALKS…about Autism and Sensory Issues: The World’s Leading Expert on Autism Shares Her Advice and...
Finding comfort in writing

Finding comfort in writing

How do you find comfort and understanding? All of my books, 35 so far, come from experience. My recent work focuses on caregiving and grief healing. In 2007 four family members died: my elder daughter (mother of our twin grandchildren), father-in-law, brother, and the...
Resources for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Resources for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

What is EDS? Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a group of inherited disorders that mostly affect the skin, joints, and blood vessels. The most common types of EDS includes the Classical Type, Hypermobility Type and the Vascular Type, also known as VEDS or Type IV. The...
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...