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Rick Lauber

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. www.ricklauber.com.

Caring In The Cold

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but, like it or not, winter is a certainty. You may be tempted to curl...

Breaking The Caregiving Code

-.-. .- .-. . --. .. ...- .. -. --.             This is Morse Code for “caregiving”. If you don’t know how to break the code,...

5 Essential Things That Elder Caregivers Need To Know

The leaves will soon change color and there will be a chill in the air outside. With the winter season fast approaching, I am...

Caregiving Respite from A to ZZZ

How are you sleeping at night? Or are you sleeping at all? Getting a good night’s rest is one of the simplest (and most...

Balancing Plates Is Easier Than Balancing Caregiver Duties

Experienced restaurant servers maneuver through a sea of customer tables often transporting loaded plates in both hands. Doing so requires skill, dexterity, and balance....

“Worry Guide” For Caregivers

Do you agree with everything you see or hear? We all have concerns, issues and situations to deal with but it is our choice...

Home Is Where The Heart Is, But Is It Safe For...

It’s familiar and it’s comfortable, but is it safe? A person’s home, as they say, is his/her castle; however, when it comes to personal...

On-Line Support Can Provide Unconventional Respite Help for Caregivers

A chance to share your own experiences … a chance to listen to and learn from those who are already walking in a caregiver’s...

Ten Tips for Caregivers

Caregivers are much like motocross riders. Professional motorcyclists pit themselves and their roaring machines against each other and the challenging terrain. Despite looping around...

Budgeting Respite Time On A Budget

Caregiving respite time doesn’t always come cheaply … hope you’re sitting down! Hiring a personal careworker privately or through an agency to help you...