The Future of Family Caregiving

The vital role of caregivers extends beyond those they care for. Caregivers contribute a vital service to their communities, often at unexpected cost to their finances, mental and physical health.  With a skyrocketing elderly population, and continuing advances in modern medicine, the need for caregivers will only continue to increase. However, as a global community,…

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The Caregiver Bind

Caregiving is often broken into three silos: financial, emotional, and physical, though the tasks required rarely conform to just one of these capacities. The family and loved ones who become caregivers provide advocacy, dignity, love, comfort, inclusion in family, familiarity, and it’s often through this emotional framework that caregiving is undertaken. The physical requirements of…

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An Introduction to Family Caregiving

As care providers, we realize that disease and disability affect more than just the patient who is no longer able to fully care for themselves.  Caregiving exists in as many permutations as there are families and friendships, and is dictated by the cultural framework of those involved. However, regardless of nationality or cultural perspective, caregiving…

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Sports Injuries: Causes and Prevention

Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, a high school athlete engaged in organized sports, or a youngster playing in the neighborhood park – you are vulnerable to sports-related injuries. Orthopedic injuries are the most common type of injury incurred in sports – from sprains and strains – to serious neck injuries that require…

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