Photo at top of page of apron designed by resident of elder community
At some times in our lives, most of us are caregivers, and at other times, care receivers. If we rephrase these relationships as care partners (Shabahangi), then we can appreciate what each has to offer and add one other dimension - self-care, taking care of ourselves.
Dr. Sally Gelardin
The time has come to empower the "shadow workforce" - the over-worked, underpaid population of family caregivers. Discover how counselors and other career professionals have handled caregiving responsibilities, balancing the needs of family members with their own needs and work responsibilities. Contributors discuss the emotions they experienced, the challenges they have faced, and the support they have learned to access. You are invited to journey through these pages to pick up whatever life lessons you would like to carry and to leave behind baggage that you no longer find useful for your career, caregiving, care-partnering, and care-receiving journey. Includes e-Workbook. MORE...