1. Helping Your Medically Complex Child Help Others

    Your medically complex child gets a lot of help from you, regardless of the specifics of their condition(s). Yet one of the best things you can do for them is to help them help others. At the end of the day, everyone wants to feel useful, and many children with medical complexities don’t get as ma…Read More

  2. Meal Prep Tips for Parents

    Parents everywhere struggle to feed their children healthy meals, but when your child has medical complexities, it can be particularly challenging to find the time to cook at home. However, creating and sharing meals together has numerous benefits to families, including bonding, saving money, and he…Read More

  3. Does My Child Need a Speech Therapist?

    You want the best for your child, so when you begin to suspect that they may have a speech or language problem, you want to seek help as soon as possible. However, how do you tell the difference between a speech delay and normal development? It can be especially difficult when children are very youn…Read More

  4. Therapeutic and Fun Activities for Your Loved One With Dementia

    When your loved one has dementia, many things have to change. One of the most difficult is that the way you previously connected with your loved one may be unattainable due to their cognitive function. Unfortunately, this means that many individuals with dementia end up lonely, isolated, and withdra…Read More

  5. Caring for Your Loved One After a Stroke

    When your loved one has a stroke, a million questions run through your mind. You may be wondering about their recovery and what their new needs will be going forward. You might also be concerned about how to take on a new role as their caregiver. While caregiving can be difficult, education is key. …Read More

  6. Health Tips for CNAs

    Being a certified nursing assistant (CNA) is incredibly rewarding. You are able to help the most vulnerable people in our society and form deep and lasting bonds. However, it’s also a demanding job, and because CNAs tend to be focused on others, it’s easy to neglect your own health. As they say,…Read More

  7. 8 Caregiver Tips for Staying Positive

    When your loved one has a chronic illness, it can feel like everything is out of your control. While it’s true that you can’t prevent the progression of the disease, you can choose how you respond to this truth. As their caregiver, the first step you can take towards acceptance of reality is to …Read More

  8. Making Mealtime Less Stressful for Your Family

    Mealtime can be stressful for all parents, but when your child has special needs, it can be especially difficult. The fast pace of the modern world has made it more challenging than ever to make meals both a healthy and satisfying experience that bonds your family through a daily ritual. With homewo…Read More

  9. Providing Mental Health Support for Your Senior Loved One

    Seniors have special needs, and their mental health is no exception. Taking special consideration for emotional health is not limited solely to elderly individuals with existing mental health conditions. Senior citizens are at particular risk for developing depression and anxiety, and these illnesse…Read More

  10. Advice for New Parents of Children With Down Syndrome

    When you discover that your child has down syndrome, whether prenatally or after they are born, it can be overwhelming. You must adjust to a new understanding of who your child will be and what their life will look like. You will adjust to this new reality in your own way — there is no “right”…Read More