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Long-Distance Caregiving: The Three Most Unexpected Emotions

As a long-distance caregiver, you are probably filled with worry and exhaustion. You may also experience feelings of guilt, doubt and resentment toward your loved one. While these emotions may be unwelcome and may make you feel uncomfortable, they are not unusual among long-distance caregivers. Read More

Long-Distance Caregiving: When to Make the Move Closer to Your Loved One

It can seem like an impossible decision. Do you remain a long-distance caregiver or move closer to your loved one? Should you give up your job, your community, and living near your friends to ease the burden of long-distance caregiving? Read More

How Caregiving Will Change Over the Next Ten Years

Technology changes everything and that includes caregiving. Over the next ten years, it promises to make caregiving easier and improve the ability to care for loved ones. Read More

How Long-Distance Caregiving Impacts Work Productivity

We have written a lot about the physical and emotional impact of being a long-distance caregiver, along with the high levels of stress that can lead to caregiver burnout. Read More

The Three Best Resources to Manage Long-Distance Care

If you are a long-distance caregiver, you need access to resources and tools that can help you manage the care of a loved one. Thankfully there are numerous resources and new technologies that can help you to organize the details of care. Read More

The Important Role of Communication in Long-Distance Caregiving

If you are a long-distance caregiver you know the pressures of trying to make sure your loved one is doing ok in their daily environment. Managing care, coordinating schedules and checking in on his or her daily status can be complicated and frustrating. Read More

Three Secrets to Finding the Best Long-Distance Care

While the mantra of every realtor is “Location, location, location”, the mantra of every long-distance caregiver should be “Information, information, information”. As a long-distance caregiver you need as much information as possible to help you supervise the health and well-being of a loved one. Read More