Caring for your abuser

Caregiving is a big topic these days.  It certainly comes up a lot in this blog. The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine just published it’s most recent report on family caregiving.   I haven’t digested it yet so expect to see a future post with more detail.  I imagine, like most of the research …

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Resilience and caring for someone with dementia

  Creative commons license miz_ginevera https://www.flickr.com/photos/ginevra/4603670503 Resilience is the ability to bounce back from a tough situation.  Most of us are pretty resilient. That doesn’t mean we don’t experience stress, sadness, anxiety and a host of other emotions when something bad happens, but over time we adapt.  This is particularly important when we’re faced with …

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