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How to Take Care of the Caregiver
November is National Family Caregivers Month. This month's Caregivers Blog has been reprinted from the 2011 Fall/Winter Parkinson Report, which, in honor of this special month, focuses on the caregiver...

The Importance of Identifying and Treating Caregiver Strain
You can find out more about NPF's National Medical Director, Dr. Michael S. Okun, by also visiting the NPF Center of Excellence, University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration...

Caregiver Isolation as Cultural Disease
My wise Korean friend JungJa and I had a good long talk today.  She’s lived in this country since she was 19 and has an Anglo-American husband, so she has an insightful perspective on cultural...

Caregiver Sanity: Three Things I Try to Remember
I’ve encountered endless advice on how to stay healthy as a caregiver, and frankly, most of these long lists don’t seem realistic under the crazed circumstances. We all have different areas...

Caregiver Stress Inventory
Complete this self-assessment page to evaluate the level of stress and isolation in your current caregiving situation, and identify simple steps to begin taking better care of you. The most stressful...

What does a caregiver need to know about cognitive impairment?
Video - Cognition
Andrew Siderowf, MD

Tips for the Caregiver
Video - Caregivers
Monique Giroux, MD

How Do I Manage Caregiver Fatigue?
Caregiver stress is, unfortunately, a part of life when caring for someone with a chronic illness such as PD – especially over an extended period of time. “Compassion fatigue” and even...

A Caregiver Heroine in Fiction and Real Life: Betty Weeden
The following personal story has been reprinted from the Fall/Winter 2012 Parkinson Report. Thirty-four years ago, Rick Weeden received a diagnosis of Young-onset Parkinson’s disease. His wife...

What Other Caregiver Resources Are There?
CAREGIVER ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS National Alliance for Caregiving: Dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues...


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