Here but not here – How to Deal with Ambiguous Loss

On Nov. 14, I listened in to a tele-workshop sponsored by California Caregiver Resource Centers called “Here But Not Here: Finding Hope When a Loved One Has Memory Loss.” The speaker, Pauline Boss, PhD. offered some insightful suggestions to the many caregivers on the call dealing with loved ones suffering from some sort of memory-loss […]

Using Creativity to Help You De-stress

Family caregivers are notorious for not having time for themselves. Add to that the stress of the holidays and caregiving, that time for yourself decreases dramatically. Yet, the top advice given to most family caregivers is to take some time to take care of yourself! How do you balance out all of the demands placed […]

In the News: Investor-Owned Care Facilities

Last weekend’s Sunday New York Times examined the case of Habana Health Care Center, a care facility in Tampa, Florida that was one of 49 homes recently acquired by a large private investment firm. Family members who had arranged for their loved ones to live at Habana were shocked by the unforeseen effects the sale […]