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Rick Lauber

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Rick Lauber is a published book author and established freelance writer. Lauber has written two books, Caregiver’s Guide for Canadians and The Successful Caregiver’s Guide (Self-Counsel Press) as valuable resources for prospective, new and current caregivers. He is also very pleased to have been twice-selected as a contributor in Chicken Soup for the Soul: It’s Christmas! as well as Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat. Lauber also serves, on a volunteer basis, on the Board of Directors for Caregivers Alberta. www.ricklauber.com.

5 Things To Learn While Caring For Aging Parents

Ask any current or former caregiver to describe the role of caregiving and the answer you will often hear is “journey”. The definition is...

Caregivers Need Others to Help Carry the Ball

Who is on Your Caregiving Team? Down, set, hut! In a game of football, the ball is snapped from a centre to the quarterback....

Where To Find Local Caregiving Resources

Chances are good that you have played a game or two of hide-and-go-seek in your time. One designated person will go on a merry...

Human Nature and Finding Joy In Caregiving

It can be the poor quality of food in a restaurant, the cold weather outside or the slow customer service in a store. Humans...

Hats Off To Dad – A Story of Caregiving and Alzheimer’s...

A salt and pepper-speckled tweed hat sits perched on the top of a file cabinet in my home office. The hat once belonged to...

Senior Care Home Considerations

It can be an agonizing decision to make; however, it’s one that many of us have to ultimately face at some time in our...

Happy New Year Caregivers!

‘Tis the time for many of us to look ahead and plan annual goals so as to work, live, feel and/or look better. With...

The Successful Caregiver’s Guide (Eldercare Series) by Rick Lauber

You may be among the tens of millions of Americans who provide care for your parent — or you may be among the tens...

Changing Christmas for Caregivers

“Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring – not even a mouse …” It was a...

Are You Prepared for Caregiving?

With our country’s rapidly aging population, the day may well come when you must provide (or help to provide) care for an aging parent/friend/partner....