The Caring Generation® supports conversations of care between caregivers and aging adults. Gain insights about health, relationships, navigating healthcare systems, advocacy, money, legal matters, and the importance of self-care so you make the best choices for you and your loved ones.
Balancing Work and Family Caregiving Responsibilities
Being a caregiver is hard work. Learn how to manage increasing family care responsibilities and careers by applying practical skills from the workplace to the tasks of caring for aging parents and loved ones. Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares ten practical tips.
Caregiving: How to Manage What Life Throws at You
If you are a family caregiver or a person managing health issues, your time may be consumed with ongoing tasks, doctor appointments, treatments, and responding to unexpected challenges. Learn how to manage what life throws at you with five tips to manage emotional ups and downs and gain focus to balance life responsibilities.
Caregivers: How to Stop Avoiding and Start Living
Caregivers often find themselves in a wait-and-see pattern that can last years. Learn how to stop avoiding and start living life. Gain insights about how your environment shapes your thoughts about who you are and what you can accomplish when you focus on your goals.
How to Understand The Differences Between Medicare Plans
Trying to understand Medicare programs can be challenging if you don't understand the long-term financial and health impacts of your choices. If you are a caregiver for an aging parent, an adult enrolling in Medicare, or enrolled and thinking about changing plans, learn how Original Medicare, a Medicare Supplement, or Medicare Advantage offers access to medical care and the providers you see.
The Price Paid by Family Caregivers
Family caregivers pay a high price when trading time and money to care for loved ones. Learn the risks caregivers face and why creating a care plan is essential for having a life while managing care tasks, building a career, preserving mental and physical health, and minimizing financial losses.
When Is Change Good For Caregivers?
When is change good for caregivers? Knowing when you can’t do it anymore is a crossroads moment in caregiving situations. It might be time for a change when caregiving responsibilities limit your potential, damage your self-esteem and your confidence. Caregiving expert Pamela D. Wilson shares 12 insights and suggestions.