Welcome to my new series, "Tips for Caregivers, Near and Far." December 16, 2017: Tip #3 - It's OK to Ask For Help Caregivers are a hardy bunch and often feel that they need to take care of it all.  In their attempt to do this, they often forget to take care of themselves and the results can be dangerous for the caregiver and even for th

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Welcome to my new series, "Tips for Caregivers, Near and Far." December 9, 2017: Tip #2 - Find Your Peace in the Midst of Chaos This is critical in order to maintain your own mental health and physical health. Statistics show that the stress of caregiving often causes physical illness, depression, and anxiety in the caregiver. Don’t be

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Welcome to my new series, "Tips for Caregivers, Near and Far." December 2, 2017: Tip #1 Utilize every available resource. Research, research, research. And don't be afraid to call and ask an expert, no matter if they are a total stranger, for help, advice, information. Think of anyone you have met or heard of who works in the area of geri

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Happy Thanksgiving weekend from Dr. Mara!

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Stay tuned here for publication news of Dr. Mara's first book, which will be out on bookshelves and available for purchase at booksellers on-line in 2018. The Passionate Life: Creating Vitality & Joy at Every Age (A Guide by Dr. Mara Karpel)

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