Chronic Pain And Caregiving – How To Stay Connected?

Chronic Pain And Caregiving - How To Stay Connected

Sometimes, life may seem to be far worse than death for people suffering from severe chronic pain. If pain lasts longer than six months, it is called chronic pain. A significant proportion of the human population is suffering from chronic pain today, where most sufferers are above the age of 40. Chronic Pain And Caregiving … Read more

Leeza Gibbons on Caregiving

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She’s a well-known television personality, new Rose Bowl Parade host, and an Emmy award winner, but Leeza Gibbons’ non-entertainment roles have introduced her to an entirely different audience of fans. As the founder of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, Leeza’s Place, and Leeza’s Care Connection, Gibbons has created a support network and programs for caregivers … Read more

Thoughtful, helpful gift ideas for pain sufferers

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The holidays are upon us, and you’ve likely started shopping for your friends and loved ones. Gift ideas for pain sufferers that show compassion, thought and most of all benefit can be a challenge. But we’re here to help with some ideas that primarily have come from our readers and Facebook Fans! For some products, … Read more

Helpful Advice for Organizing Your Medical Records

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In her role as a teacher, Donna Bryan nurtures young minds. When she’s not teaching, she acts as a caregiver, creating a nourishing environment for her diabetic father. Through trial and error, Donna produced a series of medical templates to help track her dad’s medicine, blood sugar and carbs. She shares these templates with his … Read more

Anger & Caregiving

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For people who suffer from chronic pain, the daily business of life can be daunting. Just getting out of bed or reaching up to open the kitchen cupboard can be excruciating. It can be exhausting to have a conversation or to simply walk across the room. The physical demands of caregiving are difficult enough, but … Read more

Reducing Caregiver Stress by Improving Communication

Reducing Caregiver Stress by Improving Communication

If the person you care for is in pain, your caregiver stress can be high…especially when it comes to communication. Talking to someone in pain isn’t easy, and it’s hard to know when to not talk and simply listen. Perhaps the person you care for needs medical help but is refusing to get it? Suppose their pain … Read more