Long Distance Caregiving

Who is a Long-Distance Caregiver? A long distance caregiver is defined as a caregiver living at least one hour away from a person they are caring for. In the United States, it is estimated that over 7 million people are caring for someone from a distance. Not only is...
Joining a Support Group

Joining a Support Group

A great way to stay connected as a caregiver is through support groups. Support groups offer many benefits, including: reduced isolation, sharing of feelings, and a sense of community. It can be helpful to share successes and challenging situations with others who are...
Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

When someone we care for needs our help, we often put their needs ahead of our own. This especially happens when we feel like we are the only ones who can help, and the person we are caring for is relying on us. However, it can be difficult to recognize when the...