Caregiver: Care for Yourself, Too

Caregiver burnout is a dangerous side-effect of dedicating your time and energies to the care of a loved one. All the physical activity, combined with the worry, isolation, and frustration, make for a dangerous recipe. Families frequently come to me when Mom got sick from the exhaustion of caring for Dad.  Another common scenario...
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Caregiver Stress Check Quiz

If you are a caregiver for a person with Alzheimer’s or any other debilitating disease, take a look at the National Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Stress Check.  It’s very well done.  Based on the issues you check off (ex., you feel like you are doing everything yourself with no backup, you think that your...
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Memory Walk 2008

Elder Law Challenge

A Fundraiser for the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Alzheimer’s Association

We did it! Our team walked in the 2008 Memory Walk on September 21 to raise money for the National Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts Chapter. The walk began at the Plimoth Plantation and continued along the beautiful...

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