Care for the Caregivers with Roz Jones

“Caregiving is a difficult job that can take a toll on relationships, jobs and emotional well-being,” ~ Dr. Elizabeth Clark, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers If you’re caring for an aging parent or facing the challenges of assisting a loved one or friend who is chronically ill, disabled or elderly, you…

Breaking the Mode with Brittany Johnson, LMHC

Breaking the Mode with Brittany Johnson, LMHC   In last weeks Wait Santa Isn’t real? I talked about learning that our parents were not always what we thought. Again like last week this is not downplaying or discrediting traumatic experiences. This week is sort of part two of that post. This week I want to talk…

How to Spot Elder Abuse by Roz Jones

How to Spot Elder Abuse by Roz Jones (Original post found at The Caregiver Cafe) Elder abuse is described by the following acts among family and members of the household, any nursing home staff, or any individual. – When somebody attempts or causes physical injury to an elder – When the family member or staff…

The Caregiver’s Greatest Enemy with Roz Jones

Being a caregiver for your aging mom or dad could be compared to a battle.  This is even more so if you are caring for a loved one who is terminally ill.  That is because the battle you are fighting will ultimately end in the passing of your loved one.  But you are committed to…