Caregiving

Cancer Patient Makeover

Face in the Mirror

In memory of her sister, Barbara MacLean founded Face in the Mirror to offer makeovers to cancer patients. In this video, patients tell how it has helped.... More

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A Walk To Remember

Contributor Devra Lee Fishman participates in the Avon Walk each year, not only to raise money for a cure, but to stay connected to her... More

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New Hope for an Alzheimer’s Cure

An interview with Dr. William Thies, chief medical and scientific officer for the Alzheimer’s Association.
 In the spring of 2011, the National Institute on Aging... More

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Hidden Costs of Caregiving

The biggest decision about caregiving—“Do I do it myself or do I hire someone outside the family?”—is frequently based on an arithmetical calculation: what’s the... More

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Helping Men Become Better Caregivers

For many families, caregiving duties automatically fall to women. According to an AARP study, most caregivers are female. But the same study showed that more men... More

Saturday Evening Post Editorial Director Steven Slon
Is Caregiving Good for You?

Caregiving is no picnic. Do I even need to say that? By definition, the job is stressful and debilitating. A mountain of reports have linked... More

Labor of Love

Karen Osborne, a mother, wife, and insurance manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, found herself taking on a new role — caregiver — when her father’s health began to... More