Spirituality Strengthening the Caregiver

The Spiritual Life of a Caregiver Guest article by Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley One year ago, my caregiving journey ended as I washed my husband’s closed eyes and kissed his lifeless hands. Al would never have wanted to call me his caregiver, but as his illness progressed that’s what I increasingly became. I felt the full weight of decision-making, loss of sleep, uncertainty about the future, and a dozen other daily overwhelms. Only in the weeks after his death did I fully appreciate how exhausted I had become. As a professional myself I understood how important it was to care […]