The Price of Caring Too Much

811, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/Verse Thirty

November 8, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Five The one who uses the Tao to advise the ruler Does not dominate the world with soldiers Such methods tend to be returned The place where the troops camp Thistles and thorns grow Following the great army There must be an inauspicious year A [...]

411, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Seven

November 4, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Seven Heaven and Earth are everlasting The reason Heaven and Earth can last forever Is that they do not exist for themselves Thus they can last forever Therefore the sages: Place themselves last but end up in front Are outside of themselves and yet survive [...]

701, 2017

5 Tips from Experts on Caring On Caring for Elderly Parents at Home A Guest Post by Jessica Hegg

January 7, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

  Each year, millions of Americans find themselves caring for their elderly parents or aging family members at home for the first time.   **Currently, there are more than 34 million family caregivers in the U.S.   If you are one of them, clearly, you are not alone. While the initial [...]

1909, 2016

The CARE Act: Helping Family Caregivers From Hospital to Home

September 19, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on 03/07/2016 by AARP http://blog.aarp.org/2016/03/07/the-care-act-helping-family-caregivers-from-hospital-to-home/  In preparing Mom’s medication, my 90-year-old Pop would fill a syringe using the light of the kitchen window to see if the dosage was correct. He set up the nebulizer on a table with handwritten step-by-step instructions to remind him how to operate it. [...]

1709, 2016

Commencement Remarks to the Touro College School of Health Science 2016 Graduates offered by Phyllis on September 13, 2016.

September 17, 2016|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Graduates in Cap and Gown --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis   Dean Primavera, distinguished faculty, honored guests, proud parents and family and my newly graduated colleagues... I want to begin my guidance to you this afternoon by reminding all of you of just how unique and wonderful you [...]

1409, 2016

Video: Caregiver Engagement: A Pathway to Deliver Patient-Centered Care

September 14, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edpPx4CtRac   Listen closely to what can happen when caregivers are respected, heard and treated as team members and not employees...Fabulous!

1109, 2016

Medicare vs Medicaid

September 11, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted in A Place for Mom: Senior Living Newsletter   MEDICARE Medicare is national health insurance that all Americans receive when they turn 65. Disabled people who are under 65 can also enroll in Medicare without paying premiums. Medicare is usually not helpful to those looking for a solution [...]

809, 2016

An Interview with Phyllis

September 8, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally featured in Women of Distinction Magazine: September 8, 2016 http://go.epublish4me.com/ebook/ebook?id=10090395#/0 Healer's outstretched open hand surrounded by random wise healing words on a rustic stone effect background Q&A Q: A good deal of your coaching practice is centered on working with family caregivers. What are some of the [...]

2108, 2016

Free Veterans Eligibility Calculator Guest Post Originally Published in Senior Blog Living

August 21, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  There are many benefits out there for veterans, but sometimes determining eligibility can be confusing. VeteranAid.org recently released an eligibility benefit calculator for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit to you help simplify the process for you and your loved ones. Get started to discover how your family can [...]

1308, 2016

13 Dangers of Caregiver Denial Guest Post By Dana Larsen

August 13, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on A Place for Mom: Senior Living Blog on September 28, 2015   Denial is a normal human emotion, especially with symptoms as heartbreaking as dementia or Alzheimer’s, as no one wants to confront the disease for which there is currently no cure. But there are risks to [...]

208, 2016

Top 8 Activities For Caregivers to Enjoy With Those They Care For: A Guest Post by Anna

August 2, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being a caregiver means not only taking care for someone’s physical needs, but also communicating effectively with this person. No one wants to be sick and/or old and you need to cheer up the one you want to help. Since caregiving is not an easy task, here is a list [...]

2707, 2016

6 Ways to Restore Your Nursing Resilience: An Interview with Phyllis

July 27, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Publish Date: July 20, 2016 in Periop Insider by AORN written by Carina Stanton Nursing in the twenty-first century requires a new set of tools to go the distance, according to nursing Career Coach Phyllis Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC. “To have the vitality and resilience to practice nursing today, we need to [...]

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