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Caring for a Loved One at Home?
Get Personal Encouragement And Resources from
Our Caregivers who Have Either
Been There or Are There

Here at The Caregiver Community, we believe it is the responsibility of family to care for loved ones at home in special times of need.

When my father-in-law became ill several years ago, we moved him to a house next to ours so he could live out his last years in dignity with my husband caring for him.
Rhea Perry The Caregiver Community Rhea Perry

Now my husband is losing an ongoing battle with cancer and I have become not only his caregiver but the only provider for the family, with 5 children still at home.

No one prepared me for this place in life. Yet because my main purpose in life is to serve my family in every way I can, I will continue to do whatever I have to in order to keep my family on a level path.

Too often, frustrated family members place their loved ones in facilities because they don't feel qualified to care for the person themselves. Yet most people dealing with serious illness prefer to remain in the comfort of their home.

That's why we created this online community. Whether you network with a health care facility or not, we want to give you the support and encouragement you need to be able to keep your loved one at home with you as long as possible.

We want you to have a private place where you can go for encouragement, support and help any time of the day or night.

It's a big responsibility to take care of loved ones. And often, the opportunity doesn't last long enough.

In our online community, you'll discover many practical how-to articles based on years of experience. You'll also find an online community of caregivers to talk with daily who share in your experiences.

If you are committed to caring for your loved one at home and need a place to get support, join our community today! We're here to help!


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You Are Where You Are Supposed To Be
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Dietary Guidelines for Older Adults
Have you ever wondered if you are providing enough dietary nutrition for the care of your older parents, siblings, or significant other? Diet and nutrition may not be the number one cause for ailments . . . keep reading

Traumatic Brain Injury Overview
Life is good! Things are going along fine--until…there is a sudden event in the life of a loved one that brings everything to a screeching halt. Life, as you knew it, will never be the same again. . . . keep reading

Caregiver Well-Being
Do you have days when you wonder if you'll make it through to the end of the day? You have expended so much energy and the person you are caring for seems to be in much better health than you are. . . . keep reading

The Dementia Puzzle
Are you caring for a person with a type of dementia, and just don't understand why they seem to "get" some things "sometimes" and not at other times. Why are there such huge "gaps" that make caregivin . . . keep reading

Caring for the Caregiver
By Paula Farris
If you have ever flown on an airplane you may be familiar with the emergency instructions about placing the air mask on yourself before you attempt to help others. But in real life we don't have some . . . keep reading
Support for Elder Caregivers
Care for the elderly can be difficult and stressful for a number of reasons. The challenges presented to adults who care for the elderly, who are either family or friends, often create issues within . . . keep reading
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Caring for an aging parent, elderly spouse or close friend presents challenges to any family situation. And if the situation strikes suddenly, such as a crisis, it becomes even more challenging and st . . . keep reading
Research on the Aging Workforce
The baby boomer population continues to age, heading towards retirement. Admittedly a large contingent of the workforce, baby boomers have managed to change the face of the workplace through innovati . . . keep reading
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