Caregiving Support Group

Are you currently caring for an elderly family member, loved one, or spouse? Share your thoughts, tips, and support with other members who understand what you're going through.

Recent Discussions

How Much Should Caregivers Be Paid?
Great site is requesting your input. Go to and answer fill out the Caregiver Pay Survey:  How Much Should Senior Caregivers be Paid? It's a known fact that caregiving is one employment sector that will grow as our populatio   Read more...
Posted by StellaK on Tue May 10

Re: Bi-Polar
I have major depression, anxiety disorder, panic disorder with agoraphobia, and PTSD. I take seroquel xr for all above and trazedone for sleep problems. The seroquel seems to be helping, but I am also in a very stressful living situation that con tributes   Read more...
Posted by Sheila C on Sat Apr 2

Re: What about me?
st. johns wart is very good at relaxing i know what you mean. also do you have any kind of hobbies at all that you like doing? do you have a pet that you have that you enjoy. these are the things that help you relax. i know it is very stressful taking car   Read more...
Posted by sweetheart47 on Tue Dec 21

Re: beyond stress to defeat
I  can certainly understand where you are coming from. I am in a different state but have great frustration. I am 45 years old taking care of my 83 year old father who has Parkinson's Disease. A mother who is 78 years old and has Alzhiemer's Disease, Bipl   Read more...
Posted by Daybreak65 on Fri Dec 10

Re: Help
Hi Donna, Unfortunately we have something in common, our husbands with MS.  I just joined & posted a blog.  I am Maria & we live in SWFL now since May 2008 moved from NY.  I struggle alot with my husband & it takes a huge toll on our marriag   Read more...
Posted by cuchie8614 on Wed Dec 9

I think this has been the most stressful month I've ever had. Rewarding but stressful. I moved my ex-mother-in-law into my home after her being in the nursing home for 6 years,. Her blood sugar was out of control along with her blood pressure. I have gott   Read more...
Posted by tmzapped on Wed Sep 16

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