My Mother’s Caregiver has done some surfing and here are this week’s the Top Weekend Reading Picks for Caregivers. Hope you find it helpful!
Alzheimer’s isn’t funny…no, but a little humour goes a long way. See: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marie-marley/dementia_b_1548683.html
Giving too much? A Report on Compassion Fatigue and the health risk to caregivers:http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/06/05/giving-too-much-compassion-fatigue-a-real-risk-for-caregivers/
Read this report about Seniors in Need, Caregivers in Distress: www.healthcouncilcanada.ca
An interesting article, A Caregiver’s Silent Burden: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dorothy-sander/the-caregivers-silent-bur_b_1570584.html?show_comment_id=159516373#comment_159516373,sb=2977190,b=facebook
A great blog on caregiver stress and burnout (know the signs!) http://www.medicalsuppliesblog.com/2012/04/25/caregiver-stress-and-burnout-do-you-know-the-signs/
A great link to elder caregiving resources and information in South Eastern Ontario: http://www.sagelink.ca/