Tag Archive | burnout

Mom is back in the hospital

Mom is back in the hospital

When the primary caregiver fails, it’s really hard to quickly pick up the pieces. In this case, Mom has been caring for Dad with Alzheimer’s, but now Mom has health issues that landed her in the hospital. If the caregiver ends up in the hospital, the mad scramble from Plan B begins.  Most families are […]

Caregiver Alert: Are you experiencing “Compassion Fatigue?”

Caregiver Alert: Are you experiencing “Compassion Fatigue?”

How caregiving can lead to feelings of hopelessness, apathy, substance abuse, isolation and poor self-care.