Caregiving: Cracking the Emotional Code

Caregiving: Cracking the Emotional Code

Few things can be more stressful to a caregiver than taking care of a loved one with chronic pain. In a society that values work and activity, the sufferer of chronic pain is often the object of disbelief—viewed not as having an illness but as being a complainer or just plain lazy. Such social stigmatization is further … Read more

Caregiver Toolbox: Travel

Caregiver Toolbox: Travel

It is hard to imagine what it’s like to live with chronic, severe pain. If you’re a caregiver, or simply know someone in pain, there’s also another challenge; appearances may be deceiving. Many people who suffer from chronic pain may appear well on the outside, making it more difficult to understand the intensity of their … Read more