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Staying Healthy As A Family Caregiver

When loved ones become ill or disabled, family caregivers often step in to attend to a variety of tasks. From personal care to shopping, cooking, and driving to medical appointments, the requirements of caregiving can take significant time and resources. If you’re providing care for a spouse or other family member, be sure to take […]

Caregivers Dealing With Holiday Stress

For many people, the holiday season serves as a recurring source of stress. The frenzy of decorating, buying gifts, cooking and preparing the house for visitors leaves many would-be revelers eager for January to arrive. For individuals who care for loved ones or friends, the holiday season can ratchet up the stress level even higher. […]

Advice For Caregivers During The Holidays

Holiday cheer. Family get-togethers. Festive traditions. The holidays are for making memories with loved ones and enjoying time together. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also increase stress levels for many – especially caregivers. We sat down with Edgehill’s Executive Director, Chris Barstein, and he shared advice on how caregivers can best manage holiday stress. What […]

Parkinson’s And The Benefits Of Having A Support Group

If you or a loved one have received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, you may wonder what to expect and where you can get help. Understanding basic information about Parkinson’s and seeking out a support group can help you relieve stress and cope with each phase of the disease. How Parkinson’s Progresses Parkinson’s is a progressive […]