For the Caregiver

Created:   9/17/2014
Contains:  25 items
This collection contains articles from the "For the Caregiver" department, which provides advice and support for caregivers of patients with neurologic diseases. Sign up to receive an alert by email or RSS when new articles, podcasts, video, blog posts, and letters to the editor on caregiving are added to this collection: Go to the "Collection Alerts" box in the right-hand column.

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Care Costs: Caring for someone with a progressive neurologic disease can be financially challenging. These expert tips can help protect you and your loved one.

Kunkle, Fredrick

Neurology Now. 13(4):12-15, August/September 2017.

Caring for someone with a progressive neurologic disease can strain finances. Protect yourself with these expert tips.

Grand Caregivers: With the increase in multigenerational families, more children and teenagers are helping care for adult relatives, often in unique and important ways.

Wynn, Paul

Neurology Now. 12(6):22-25, December/January 2016.

Children and teenagers help with caregiving, often in unique ways.

Tough Love: Succeeding as a spousal caregiver means knowing when to ask for help, finding time for yourself, and making peace with your partner.

Wynn, Paul

Neurology Now. 12(4):10-13, August/September 2016.

Successful spousal caregivers ask for help, find time for themselves, and are at peace with their partners.

Back from the Brink: People with certain neurologic conditions are more likely to commit suicide than the general population. Here's how friends, family, and caregivers can reduce ...

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now. 12(2):26-31, April/May 2016.

Suicide is a risk factor for people with neurologic conditions. Here's how to lower that risk.

Holiday Gifts: Grief and loss may dampen celebrations after a neurologic diagnosis, but people who've been there say they experience joy and humor, too. Here's how to remain open...

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now. 11(6):38-42, December/January 2015.

Grief and loss may dampen celebrations after a neurologic diagnosis, but there can still be joy and humor. Learn how to remain open to all of it.

Help for the Caring: Not all caregivers want an extra hand, even when they really need it. Here's how to accept assistance—and handle the ambivalent emotions that may arise.

Richmond, Christine

Neurology Now. 11(5):54-57, October/November 2015.

Learn how to ask for help and handle any conflicting emotions that arise.

Can We Talk?: People who discuss their end-of-life wishes are less likely to die in a hospital or burden relatives with tough medical decisions. Here's how to get the conversation ...

Gordon, Debra

Neurology Now. 11(4):28-33, August/September 2015.

People who discuss their end-of-life wishes are less likely to die in a hospital or burden relatives with tough medical decisions. We can help get the conversation started.

Anger Management: Many neurologic conditions can cause difficult behavioral changes. Try these strategies for keeping your loved one's aggression or confusion in check.

Paturel, Amy

Neurology Now. 11(3):12-15, June/July 2015.

Many neurologic conditions can cause difficult behavioral changes. Try these strategies for keeping your loved one's aggression or confusion in check.

Protect Your Child's Future: Many dependent children with neurologic conditions will outlive their parents. Follow these steps today to secure your child's adult years tomorrow.

Colino, Stacey

Neurology Now. 11(2):36-41, April/May 2015.

Consider these guiding principles when planning your dependent adult child's future.

There's No Place Like Home: Before you modify your living space to accommodate a neurologic condition, consult these expert tips to make sure your alterations are smart and safe.

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now. 11(1):42-43, February/March 2015.

Follow these important guidelines before you modify your living space to accommodate a neurologic condition.


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