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We Care for Those Who Care

Caregivers are our unsung heroes. They are saving our lives in our darkest days. That has been CaringOn’s mission for seven years. To recognize our caregivers and say thank you. And now the world is …

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“Many Americans say they want to die at home. It’s not always easy to make that happen.”

“Roger Kellison had Parkinson’s disease that was quickly progressing. He was a private man who eventually moved into his daughter’s house when he was unable to take care of himself. “’He had not come to …

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“My Family Cared for My Sick Aunt. Who’s Caring for Us?”

“When I was 12, my mother’s 32-year-old sister Emily experienced a berry-aneurysm rupture, which caused a stroke. One day she had a headache that she said felt like being hit with a two-by-four. She went …

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To Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

CaringOn wants to thank all our Caregiver gift alumni – the caregivers and their patients who have been part of our family and those who support them. Recharge, Refresh, Renew… doesn’t this sound wonderful? For …

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Health of caregivers is sometimes forgotten

“Caring for others can be physically and emotionally exhausting; breaks and help from others can be key “Caregivers sometimes get so involved in taking care of their sick loved ones that their own health can …

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“Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Some Coaching”

Photo courtesy of Lynne Shallcross/KHN | article “For today, there are no doctor’s visits. No long afternoons with nothing to do. No struggles over bathing. “At the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., a …

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“Imaginative Caregiving for the Cancer Patient”

While conversations rarely penetrate the bell jar of my self-containment, inventive forms of caregiving do. “After the drama of diagnosis passes and the preliminary offers of assistance dissipate, a few hardy souls hang in with …

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“How Not to Say the Wrong Thing”

“It works in all kinds of crises — medical, legal, even existential. It’s the ‘Ring Theory’ of kvetching. The first rule is comfort in, dump out. “When Susan had breast cancer, we heard a lot …

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A Positive Outlook May Be Good for Your Health

“‘Look on the sunny side of life.” “’Turn your face toward the sun, and the shadows will fall behind you.” “’Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” “’See …

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