People are living longer these days. The result is often "longer not better" with illness and limitations requiring a caregiver to step in and help with their care.
The description of that caregiver is often a wife or daughter with a family of their own. Many sons and husbands are also taking on this role with little or no training and knowledge of what to do. Providing these services while working themselves, caregiver's may neglect their own care. A Caregiver's Connection offers resources, writing prompts and self care for the caregivers.
When we are given a life-threatening diagnosis, emotions and thoughts can run rampant. Fear of what to say and how to feel can result in misinformation and hurt feelings.Growing Through Illness Together is the second in the Bump in the Road Series written to help the reader and their loved one work together to improve coping and communication skills as they travel the journey alongside each other.
People often fear change, resist it, and even try to avoid it from happening. Change however, is a natural part of life and everyone faces it at one time or another. We begin to accept change when we have control of it. Change can be a positive thing. Our changing needs or interests in clothing, music, or dining is considered being “adventurous.” In Unexpected Change you will learn there are several factors that determine our response to inevitable changes and what you can do immediately to be able to accept and adapt to change with more joy and a positive outlook.