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Your ability to successfully juggle caregiving and a day job could depend on your boss. A 2014 survey conducted for the Families and Work Institute shows that half of those who left their jobs to provide elder care did so because their employers weren’t flexible enough to accommodate their dual responsibilities — say, by letting […]

Your ability to successfully juggle caregiving and a day job could depend on your boss. A 2014 survey conducted for the Families and Work Institute shows that half of those who left their jobs to provide elder care did so because their employers weren’t flexible enough to accommodate their dual responsibilities — say, by letting […]

New Infographic that breaks down the Anatomy of a Family Caregiver of terminally ill patients. Millions of family members are providing emotional and physical care to loved ones at home every day in America. If you’re one of them, you know all too well what this role involves. Take a look at our infographic to […]

Becoming a caregiver at age 28 forced Brian Baez to reevaluate his priorities and make changes to his life. He says he’s grateful for the lessons he’s learned along the way. A Loss for Words Baez sensed something was wrong with his husband, Jason Campbell, when he missed two of his lines as the two […]

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Care Partners Retreat Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:00 am – 6:30 pm Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland CurePSP will hold its first annual Care Partners Retreat on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Turf Valley Resort, Oakdale Room, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. We at CurePSP know that care partners cherish their […]

Roughly one in 10 people will have a seizure within five years of surviving a stroke. Although most seizures have no long-term effects, they can be scary for both survivor and caregiver. If you are caring for a stroke survivor, here’s what you need to know. What is a Seizure? Click Here to read more.

If you’re a caregiver for a stroke survivor, your main focus is making sure your loved one is getting the necessary treatment, rehabilitation, and support. But it’s important you don’t neglect your own health. You’ll have more energy and feel better if you eat right and exercise. Plus, you’ll be better equipped to care for […]

Stroke recovery doesn’t need to be a solo effort. From balancing a bank account and programming television remotes to driving stroke survivors to physical therapy appointments and helping them bathe, family members and close friends can make a significant impact on the recovery and everyday life of a survivor no matter how modest the task […]

When you become a caregiver, you can be overwhelmed by well-meaning family and friends as well as your own needs. By managing their concerns and offers of help, you can create a support system that helps you in difficult times. Read On

Great article by American Stroke Association: e-Extra: Managing Caregiver Expectations by Journaling