Rob Obey

How to Make Caregiving Easier For You and Your Loved One

How can you manage full-time caregiving when part-time is hard enough? Rob Obey gives four tips to ease the transition.

People like you, talking about their experience as a caregiver. 

Life as a Caregiver: Support and Stories from Caregivers

Read stories from people who've become caregivers for family or a loved one. Each story gives a first-person account of daily life as a caregiver, with tips for managing overwhelming emotions, practicing self-care, and adjusting daily routines. 

43 Caregivers Patient Stories

How to Help a Loved One through a Panic Attack
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

How to Help a Loved One through a Panic Attack

4 Caregiving Myths that Stop Us from Asking for Help
4 mins
article
Susanne White

4 Caregiving Myths that Stop Us from Asking for Help

Losing Each Other when Caregiving as a Family
6 mins
article

Losing Each Other when Caregiving as a Family

Facing Anger and Uncertainty as a Young Caregiver
7 mins
article

Facing Anger and Uncertainty as a Young Caregiver

How to Let Go of Perfectionism as a Caregiver
4 mins
article
Susanne White

How to Let Go of Perfectionism as a Caregiver

How To Support A Loved One With Migraine
3 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

How To Support A Loved One With Migraine

When You're a Caregiver with a Chronic Illness
6 mins
article
Trishna Bharadia

When You're a Caregiver with a Chronic Illness

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure
7 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent
12 mins
article
Laura McKee

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

4 Ways to Help a Loved One with Asthma
5 mins
article
Kamilah Howard

4 Ways to Help a Loved One with Asthma

5 Tips to Get the Most from Your Doctor as a Caregiver
9 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

5 Tips to Get the Most from Your Doctor as a Caregiver

3 Powerful Self-Care Habits for Caregivers
3 mins
article
Susanne White

3 Powerful Self-Care Habits for Caregivers

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger
5 mins
article
Susanne White

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name
3 mins
article
Susanne White

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver
5 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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