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  • Fri 24 Nov 2017
  • Fri, November 24, 2017

Grief, Our Silent Companion

Caregivers often silently carry around with them the constant, heavy feeling of grief. Sometimes ashamed of it, we may hide it from others. Burying it as deeply as possible in the hopes that no one else will see. Your grief can feel like a nagging and confusing failure, compounding the sorrow inside of you, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You are doing the best you can with the information you have available to you. Cut yourself some slack. Just because…

Depression, The Secret We Share by Andrew Solomon

Being a caregiver can trigger depression, sometimes with tragic consequences.  Acknowledging depression and learning more about the experience can be your life preserver in rough seas.  In this video, Andrew Soloman shares his experience with depression, discusses his findings and offers hope. He describes depression in a way that help clarify what depression is versus what it is not. If you are seeking to understand someone with depression, this video may shed some light on what your loved one is dealing with so…