A young couple’s baby has Tay–Sachs disease that has no treatment or cure, and a life-expectancy of four years. A veteran’s wife struggles to cope with her wounded warrior’s traumatic brain injury and PTSD. A middle-aged woman tries to balance the needs of her aging parents with those of her growing family and her workplace. An elderly couple does what they can for each other; his Parkinson’s and her pancreatic cancer are both advancing.
People of all ages care for loved ones and wonder how they will manage. Fear, uncertainty, grief and exhaustion can be overwhelming. How about you? Are you sad, stressed or stretched by the demands of caregiving? If so, building resilience can help.
What is resilience and why is it important for family caregivers?
Resilience is your ability to withstand, recover, and sometimes grow...Click to Read More