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Caregiver Guilt

Caregiver Guilt

by Zanda Hilger, LPC Guilt: Dealing with the Monkey on Your Back Guilt is one of the most common emotions that caregivers experience. At one time or another, it may feel like a constant companion like the proverbial...

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20 Self Care Ideas From Other Caregivers

20 Self Care Ideas From Other Caregivers

Often the most important ideas for dealing with the challenges of caregiving come from other caregivers. Below is a list of the top 20 ideas from family and professional caregivers, educators, and support group...

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Being a Caregiver

Being a Caregiver

By Donna Schempp, LCSW Caregiving often creeps up on you. You start by dropping by your mom’s house and doing her laundry, or taking your dad to a doctor’s appointment. You find yourself doing grocery shopping and...

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Depression and Family Caregiving

Depression and Family Caregiving

by Zanda Hilger, LPC Everyone has negative thoughts or feelings that come and go over time, but for family caregivers, the feelings may become more intense and leave you drained of energy, tearful or irritable...

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