Is your family able to cooperate and help each other? Is there tolerance and mutual support? Or, do competition, criticism and blame dominate your family’s internal relationships?
When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, your family’s ability to adapt and support each other is challenged. This is a time for personal growth and family transformation.
If you are part of a family who is caring for a member with Alzheimer’s and you are taking the time to read this blog, I know you are focussed on the following steps:
It’s not easy keeping your spending in check during the holidays, or anytime, so when the credit card bills start piling in come January, it’s enough to raise the panic button and send you flying back to the store for some retail therapy.
If you approach it the right way, though, you can easily manage those bills and keep your stress levels under control.
Ignoring your bills is the worst thing you can do and it will only add to your debt and weaken your credit …
Separation or divorce is one of the most difficult decisions you may ever have to face. You might reach a decision gradually, over time or perhaps it comes about quite quickly and unexpectedly. You could be considering separation or divorce while in the midst of repairing any discord in your marriage, or you could one day firmly reach a conclusion that your marriage is over.
Often your decision will come about when the pain of staying in the same unhappy relationship outweighs the fear and anxiety of entering unchartered territory.
Even at the best of times, parenting has its challenges. While technological advances are increasing rapidly and what is considered acceptable is constantly redefined, it could be that as parents you have trouble finding resources to meet your needs.
Look no further! We offer parents resource kits on health and wellness on all aspects of parenting. Each of these kits contains a series of articles, fact sheets and reference materials to help you:
We talked about how you can support your teen as they explore their sexual orientation. Part of your teen’s journey may involve coming out, or disclosing information about their sexual identity and/or gender orientation to their family, friends and eventually society as a whole. This is an ongoing decision making process. Weighing the risks can be stressful for everyone involved. If your teen is thinking of coming out, here are some points to consider: