Caregiver

The role of a caregiver is not easy. Often the caregiver is neglected or suffer from burnout in having to take care a loved one. Being a caregiver myself, I can totally relate to this.   I started this section to list down articles related to this topic with the hope that it could help others in a similar situation.

Peaceful pier

Finding happiness and meaning in caregiving, minimizing caregiver burnout

Last year in May, I resigned from a relatively stable corporate job to care for my mother full time. My ...
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Compulsive hoarding

Compulsive hoarding and relationship to depression and feelings of loss

There are 2 persons  who were not previously hoarders but turned into one that I can recall knowing in my ...
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Adult colouring book

Adult Colouring Book- therapeutic, stress reducing & useful for parents/ caregivers

Adult colouring book has been a very popular hobby in recent years. The adult colouring books are not the same ...
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Kidney failure and the rising costs of dialysis and treatment

Few days ago, a newspaper report appeared that a man strangles his two children and hangs himself after wife dies ...
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Caring for a parent with dementia/ Alzheimer’s

In this article, I would share some symptoms of my mom who I am currently taking care of as well ...
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Should you resign from your job to take care of an elderly parent with illness?

Should you resign from your job to take care of an elderly parent with illness?

I resigned from my full time job to take care of my mother who was diagnosed with acute hepatitis B ...
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Cane umbrella

How to get the elderly to use walking aids/ commode when they have mobility issues

Prior to my mom's fall, she had already shown mobility issues- she was very unsteady when she walked. She could ...
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Hepatitis Chronic becoming Acute- what I did

Here I want to share with you some signs which may show the Hepatitis B is moving from chronic to ...
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To love in sickness and in health- a wife's enduring love

To love in sickness and in health- a wife’s enduring love

The role of the caretaker is never easy in taking care of a loved one. For 2 years, my uncle ...
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Role of the caretaker/ caregiver in helping the recovery of a loved one

Role of the caretaker/ caregiver in helping the recovery of a loved one

Just today, while having my exercise at the park, I saw a man lovingly held his mom as they scrolled ...
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