Pain management is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Research shows that women are more likely to be prescribed opioids than men and tend to become persistent users of opioids.
Women make healthy choices for their bodies every day but rarely think about their own brain health. Here's what we should be doing to care for our most important organ.
I never thought my daughter would have cancer. Here is our journey.
Family caregivers are finding more community resources to help them with their caregiving and give them some respite from those unpaid duties.
As the only child of Holocaust survivors, I'm no stranger to the caregiver role. This is what it’s really like to be a caregiver.
Being a caregiver is challenging under the best of circumstances, but caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease presents its own unique set of concerns and problems.
To make caregiving easier and gain insight into what's ahead, here are some key questions to consider.
Many of us will care for a parent at some point in our lives. If you're shopping or cooking for Mom or taking Dad to doctor visits, you're already a caregiver.
Few people entrusted with making difficult health care decisions for older loved ones actually know what the patient would want.
Being a caregiver can make you feel alone and overwhelmed. The Caregiver Action Network wants to help and support caregivers through education, peer support and resources.
According to a recent survey, more than four in 10 caregivers put the health of the person they are caring for above their own.
Caring for an elderly loved one is no small task to begin with, but when your loved one is plagued with a disease such as Alzheimer's, the challenge can be nearly unbearable.