Self-Care for the Caregiver

Self-Care for the Caregiver

“When you become a special needs parent, you’re so entrenched in doing what needs to be done, that you often...

Painting And Writing To Destress

Painting And Writing To Destress

Tell us a little bit about yourself... What’s your story? My name is Sheila Ellenberger. I met my husband, Matt,...

Action Items for When a Parent’s Health Suddenly Declines

Action Items for When a Parent’s Health Suddenly Declines

I keep hearing the same thing in circles of my friends about parents getting older. It's this emotionally confusing time...

Boost Your Immune System This Fall

Boost Your Immune System This Fall

Staying healthy can feel overwhelming. If you are caring for another person daily, you may feel guilty tending to your own...

3 Simple, All-Natural Remedies To Fight Allergies

3 Simple, All-Natural Remedies To Fight Allergies

Allergies can be very painful to navigate through, and unfortunately, for many people, they are an inevitable reality. It is...

Stress-Relief for Caregivers: 4 Stop-and-Go Hobbies

Stress-Relief for Caregivers: 4 Stop-and-Go Hobbies

When caring for your loved one, you don’t have a ton of time for yourself. Some days just getting a...

Where to Get Free or Discounted Medical Equipment

Where to Get Free or Discounted Medical Equipment

Caregivers know what hard times look like. Your life changes when you receive your loved one’s diagnosis. You see life...

Parenting Special Needs Children Together

Parenting Special Needs Children Together

People ask me what it’s like raising two boys with special needs, and I usually reply: "our life is a...

Managing Health Information: 7 Tips for Caregivers

Managing Health Information: 7 Tips for Caregivers

Doctors appointments, hospital visits, check-ups, prescription refills… When you're caring for someone with a special need or disability, it’s crucial...

Caregiving Around the Clock

Caregiving Around the Clock

This year is the 20th anniversary of November being National Family Caregivers (NFC) Month. The first Presidential Proclamation was issued...