Preventing Caregiver Stress

Resources for Those New to Caregiving

What Older Parents Really Want from Their Adult Children

It is hard to be an adult child caring for an aging parent. It is equally hard to be an aging parent being cared for by an adult child. In this guide, you will hear from seniors who share what they wanted — and what they got — from their adult children.

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What Type of Caregiver Personality Are You?

Take a closer look at the five most common caregiver personalities — and why it matters.

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Slideshow: 7 Common Emotions Caregivers Experience

Here is a look at seven common emotions caregivers often experience throughout the caregiver journey.

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Caregiver Stress

Managing and Coping with Caregiver Stress

Infographic: Feeling Guilty? You Are Not Alone

Learn more about the contributing factors behind why adult children experience caregiver guilt. 

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Slideshow: 8 Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress or Burnout

Being a family caregiver can be challenging at times. Here's common warning signs to pay attention to so you don't burnout. 

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Video Series: Caregiver Stress Choices For Coping And Health

Caring for the caregiver is sometimes the last thing on a caregiver's mind, but one of the most important aspects of providing the best care possible. 

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How to Cope with Caregiver Guilt When Deciding on Long-Term Care

Struggling with guilt as a family caregiver? Learn how to cope with caregiver guilt and make long-term care decisions without feeling guilty. 

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Caregiver Burnout

How to Recover & Become Your Best Self Again

When the Stress of Caregiving at Home Becomes Too Much

Lisa Carter was her father’s primary caregiver. When she went out of town for a week, her sister stepped in. That was the turning point. Now the sibling understood just how hard caregiving can be — and that something had to change. Lisa shares her story.

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Why Caregivers Feel Guilty

Some days you might feel guilty because you want your responsibilities as a caregiver to end. Other days you might feel guilty because you think you are not doing a good enough job as a caregiver. Fortunately, caregiving does not have to be a guilt-ridden experience. 

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The Most Common Causes of Caregiver Burnout

Caring for an aging loved one can be one of the most rewarding experiences. It can also be one of the most stressful and overwhelming. 

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“I wish I had talked to someone who had been through this.”

-Lisa (daughter of a Highgate resident)

From Guilt to Gratitude

In this eBook, you’ll read one resident's story of how she went from feeling guilt to gratitude, and how Highgate helped her family feel good again.

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