Adult Kids Who Stay At Home

… sap you and zap your personal power An interesting and disturbing trend seems to be on the rise in America, and that is fully grown adult children living at home with their parents, often well into their 20’s and even 30’s.  One has to wonder what the reasons are for this, though there seems to… Continue reading Adult Kids Who Stay At Home

Financial Security

Editor’s Note:  Financial security is basically what we work our whole lives to accomplish.  Financial security is something that few young adults are concerned about.  Retirement seems a lifetime away. But as we grow older, being financially secure becomes more important.  We worry about it, wonder how we will live in retirement, and base many… Continue reading Financial Security

Stress Reduction Techniques

Reducing your stress load Caregiver stress, caregiver burnout, caregiver meltdown — there are many different words we use to describe that feeling when you just can’t go on caring any longer, when you are beyond exhaustion, drained of all physical, spiritual and emotional reserves. Stress does more than just affect our moods, it can even… Continue reading Stress Reduction Techniques

Getting Enough Sleep

Do you get enough sleep? If you are like most people, the answer is probably “no”. Add care giving to the equation, and the ability and time to get enough sleep fades quickly. Most of us use weekends to catch up on sleep just a little. But if you require extra sleep each weekend or… Continue reading Getting Enough Sleep

Caregiver Support Groups

Your Caregiver Support Options Caregiving can be a lonely task. Just you and your loved one alone in the house, day after day. Aside from family, there are few others who are available to lend support, to pick up the pieces when you feel they are falling apart, and maybe no one around who truly… Continue reading Caregiver Support Groups

Helping Aging Parents

Your parents are aging If it’s been a while since you saw your aging parents, you may be shocked at how your mother’s health status has changed in such a short time. Did you always have to shout so loud to be heard? Or you may be stuck by the realization that your dad is… Continue reading Helping Aging Parents