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Who cares more?

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, there are more female caregivers than male caregivers. In…

Caregivers are selfless. They continually push aside their own needs and emotions to devote all their…

Caregiver Isolation

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

Caregivers give it their all, physically, emotionally and financially. What they often miss is time…

Veterans, PTSD and substance abuse

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

At least 20% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and many of…

Holocaust Survivors and Aging

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

The survivors of the Holocaust – those from Auschwitz and other camps – are now seniors. The average…

Dignity and caregiving

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

How many times has a health care professional walked into a room without knocking on the door first?…