Tag Archives: Caregiver Support

I Wish This Was Over!

Uncensored truths about caregiving and prolonged dying – Part One

After struggling to give her mother a bath for 45 minutes, Rene’s patience was spent. Her mother’s Alzheimer’s caused her to resist the bath, and Rene had to deflect her flailing arms and verbal assaults. With no time to take a … Continue reading

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Soul Care Project Provides Free Non-Denominational Spiritual Counseling

U.S.-based nonprofit serves professional and family caregivers as well as the terminally ill

The Soul Care Project is run by the HealthCare Chaplaincy Network, a U.S.-based nonprofit healthcare organization. The SCP provides free, non-denominational spiritual support services. Its website provides resources such as counseling support, multi-faith prayers and meditations and advice for both caregivers and the … Continue reading

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What is the Presence Care Project? An Interview with Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Exploring how mindfulness based dementia care can help reduce stress

Marguerite Maneau-Rao, LCSW, ATR, is the CEO and founder of the Presence Care Project. Once a volunteer at Zen Hospice, she now focuses on mindfulness based techniques to reduce stress among those suffering from dementia and their caregivers. She is a … Continue reading

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