Top 5 Caregiving Stories for the Week

    Well, here’s to another week gone. I hope you had a wonderful week, or if not, at least had some positive moments in your days. Here are my five favorite stories for caregivers this week. Enjoy!   7 Totally Free Ways to Be Happy: It doesn’t have to cost hundreds or thousands of ...

Three Minutes, Three Time Management Tips

    If you are caring for someone, anyone in addition to yourself, the one thing you can use more of is time. Sometimes we use our time inefficiently or sometimes we don’t act because we don’t think we have enough time to complete anything of real substance.   I created the three minutes series ...

Thursday Inspiration

No need for an explanation. Without love, life isn’t complete. I used to think that as long as you have your health, life is good…until my health was no longer a given. I now realize that the love from my family is really what gets me through the day. I may have a day where ...

When to Get Caregiving Help

    It’s difficult to know when to ask for help. We sometimes get so focused on the things that need to get done that we don’t even realize when it’s time to ask for help. Sometimes, you need to step back and evaluate the situation and admit to yourself that you can’t do it ...

10 Best Tactics for Caregivers

    Caregiving is full of never-ending lists of things to do and tasks to accomplish for yourself, your caree and your family. The stress from caregiving can lead to health issues such as a higher risk for chronic illness, a weakened immune system and depression and anxiety.   What can you do to reduce ...

Top 5 Stories for Caregiving This Week

    Happy Friday! I hope you had an uneventful week with plenty of opportunities for self-care. The weather has been beautiful in Los Angeles, which makes me feel like getting outside. I hope you have experienced nice weather in your neck of the woods.   Here are my five favorite stories for caregivers this ...

Three Minutes, Three Acts of Self Care

    I had a pretty difficult health run since late last year due to high levels of stress and issues with my insurance provider not wanting to cover a necessary medication. I am still in “recovery” mode, so I am trying to implement more self-care into my week to get back on track.   ...

Thursday Inspiration

I have found myself guilty of not heeding this advice on more than one occasion. “If I can just make it to Saturday, I’ll do something fun with my kids…I don’t have time to call my friend now, but maybe over the weekend.” The thing is, life still happens Monday through Friday, even if we ...

Best Tech Tools for Seniors

    Technology doesn’t have to be scary for seniors. While technology changes rapidly and many of them are unfamiliar with the new gadgets available to them, there are so many benefits to getting connected.   Seniors who connect with others online will experience less loneliness, particularly if they are home-bound or have transportation challenges that ...