How to Comfort Someone Who is Grieving

By Jennifer McDougall Grief is an incredibly personal experience. We all grieve differently, and no one else can tell us how to feel or what to do. But some things have helped me through the most challenging moments of my own grief journey, so I thought I’d share them here. Know that all grief is…

Self-Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregivers

By Jennifer McDougall You’re not alone. As a caregiver, you have a lot to juggle: managing your loved one’s care, finances, estate planning, dealing with doctors and other medical professionals, making sure you have time for yourself and the list goes on. If all of this sounds overwhelming, don’t worry! You’re not alone in feeling…

Self-Care for Family Caregivers

By Jennifer McDougall When caring for someone else, you need to make sure that you are taking care of yourself. So it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities of your loved one that you forget about yourself. However, if you don’t take care of yourself, then how can you be expected to…