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By Karen Bromberg Introduction October, 29, 2012. It’s a date that’s burned into my brain. I can’t believe it’s been almost five years since Hurricane Sandy pummeled the New York Metropolitan area causing fires and flood, causing houses to be damaged and...read more
By Karen Bromberg Introduction As family caregivers, we give so much. Don’t we? We run with our loved ones to their doctor’s appointments. We help them with their shopping and with their cooking. We may help them clean their homes and we may help...read more
By Karen Bromberg Introduction In a previous blog post entitled Caregiver Stress, I mentioned the body's "fight or flight" response. Today, I want to look a little more deeply into this because from my perspective, it becomes easier to navigate something once...read more
By Karen Bromberg What is it and how does it differ from caregiver stress? I’m so glad you asked. Caregivers experience stress, that’s a given. It’s like getting sunburnt if you sit out in the sun too long without sunscreen; it’s like getting wet if you...read more
By Karen Bromberg What is it? Stress, as we know, is the body's "fight or flight" response but as family caregivers how can we, even if we may want to, pick up and leave. We can't. We know we can't. Who’d take care of Mom (or Dad, or the spouse, or whomever)? After...read more
By Karen Bromberg So, when we speak about boundaries, what do we mean? In a previous blog post entitled “The Importance of Learning to Say “No”, I discussed the reasons why we might say “Yes” when we really want to say “No”. Today I want to take it one...read more
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