Caregiving


Surviving the Stress of Your Parents

Book Review

Surviving the Stress of Your Parents' Old Age

Finding camaraderie and strength in one woman's real-life experiences as a caregiver.

Caregiving Paper Dolls

Study Shows Caregivers Live Longer

Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that providing care for a chronically ill or disabled family member not only fails to increase health risk, but also is associated with a nine-month extension in life expectancy over the six-year period of the study.

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Enabled Life

Into the Garden

Accessibility Strategies for Life-long Planting

As seasons change so too do physical abilities. Whether you’re a senior with stability and walking issues, a person with a new spinal cord injury or someone who’s been coping with a mobility condition your whole life, gardening can be accessible. All you have to do is think creatively.

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QOL Check

Is Spasticity From Stroke Interfering With Your Life?

Last month the National Stroke Association launched a mini-campaign to celebrate International Quality of Life month. The organization’s goal was to raise awareness about spasticity and advocate for a better quality of life following stroke through its Faces of Stroke campaign.

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Be a Hero

Tools for Your Caregiving Arsenal

Caregiving doesn't have to be an isolating task. There are plenty of tools at your fingertips to help you conquer your fears and be the best caregiver you can be.

Reeve Foundation Releases Holiday Gift Guide for Spinal Cord Injury

If you’re not finding the right gift for that special someone with paralysis, you’ll want to immediately check out the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation 2012 holiday gift guide.

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Rub-a-Dub: How Safe Is Your Tub?

Tips and Technology to Make Your Bathroom a Safer Place

Judging by how many people are injured in their bathrooms every year, many, many bathrooms could benefit from a safety overhaul. But every person’s and family’s needs are different. So before you can determine the types of improvements your bathroom needs, here are some things to consider.

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Enabled Life

Best in App

19 ‘Mobile’ Apps to Try Now

The Mobility Project staff shares a list of 19 mobility-related apps we think you shouldn’t be without.

Caregiving Paper Dolls

Cut Out for Caregiving?

The Right Plan Can Allay Fears About Caring for a Loved One

No matter where you’re at on your caregiving journey, you’re probably bursting with emotions, fears and a burning question: Where do I go from here? Follow these five steps to get on the road to success and become the best caregiver you can be.

Fact Sheets Address Critical Caregiving Issues

Family Caregiver Alliance has released new fact sheets that touch on critical issues concerning long-term care.

Richard Hammond at Brain Injury Center

British TV Star Richard Hammond Supports Children's Brain Injury Web Site for Parents

BBC broadcaster, journalist and co-host of the car program “Top Gear” Richard Hammond is backing the launch of a new charity-funded Web site for parents of children with acquired brain injury (ABI).