Catholic Caregivers is a free monthly publication of CatholicCaregivers.com. Dioceses, parishes, Knights of Columbus councils, Councils of Catholic Women, schools and other Catholic organizations are encouraged to make and distribute copies.

  Individuals are welcome to do the same.

  Each issue is dated with a simple code (year/month -- 0603, for example) in the lower left corner so that any issue can be used at anytime without seeming outdated.

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Word January: God Knows PDF
Word February: Hiring a Case Manager PDF
Word March: When Your Care-receiver Doesn't Want Help PDF


Word January: Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
(Note: This flier is two pages.)
Word February: The Danger of Isolation PDF
Word March: Words That Sting, Words That Comfort PDF
Word April: Talking to Your Children about Death PDF
Word May: Dealing with Your Parent's Racial and Ethnic Prejudices PDF
Word June: Your Care-receiver's Spiritual Health PDF
Word July: Help for Men Who Are Family Caregivers PDF
Word August: Promoting Leisure-Time Activities PDF
Word September: The Sacrament of Reconciliation PDF
Word October: Preparing for Your Loved One's Death PDF
Word November: Saying Good-by to the Family Home PDF
Word December: The Beatitudes for Caregivers PDF


Word January: Your Parent's Generation PDF
Word February: Challenges of Communications PDF
Word March: When the Professionals and Your Care-receiver Disagree; and Always a Parent: Worries About Adult Children PDF
Word April: At the Hospital PDF
Word May: Depression and Suicide PDF
Word June: Tips for the Caregiver and Care-receiver PDF
Word July: Encouraging Good Nutrition PDF
Word August: Helping Your Loved One Find
Forgiveness and Peace
Word September: Taking Care of a Crabby or Formerly Abusive Parent (Note: This flier is two pages.) PDF
Word October: Problems with Mobility: Wheelchairs, Walkers and Canes (Note: This flier is two pages.) PDF
Word November: The Need to Have Fun PDF
Word December: Refereeing Fights between Mom and Dad PDF


Word January: In Case of an Emergency or Disaster PDF
Word February: Turning to Prayer PDF
Word March: The Stations of the Cross for Caregivers PDF
Word April: Caring for Your Children as You Care for Your Aging Parents PDF
Word May: What Anointing of the Sick Is . . . and Isn't PDF
Word June: Checklist: Evaluating an Assisted Living Facility
(Note: This flier is two pages.)
Word July: How to Nourish Your Spiritual Life PDF
Word August: Preventing Slips and Falls PDF
Word September: A Legal and Financial Paperwork Checklist PDF
Word October: A Depression Checklist and Elder Abuse Prevention Information PDF
Word November: Understanding Aging PDF
Word December: Caring for an In-law or Stepparent PDF


Word January: When Your Loved One Has Poor Vision PDF
Word February: An Assessment Checklist
for Family Caregivers (Note: This flier is two pages.)
Word March: The Stations of the Cross for Caregivers PDF
Word April: A Driving-Skills Checklist for Family Caregivers PDF
Word May: Caregiving Stress: Warning Signs PDF
Word June: Caregiver Grief: Sorting Out, Moving On, Remembering PDF

July: Alcoholism and Aging

Word August: Caregiving is a Family Affair PDF
Word September: Celebrating Birthdays and Anniversaries PDF
Word October: The Role of Spirituality in a Caregiver's Life PDF
Word November: Your Parent's -- Your Care-receiver's Grief PDF

December: Returning to the Church



Word January: Dealing with Caregiver -- and Care-receiver -- Anger PDF
Word February: Guidelines for Caregiving PDF
Word March: 'I Don't Want to Be a Burden' PDF
Word April: Independence, Control and Self-determination PDF
Word May: If You Are a 'Long-distance' Caregiver PDF
Word June: Choosing the Best Solution PDF
Word July: Should Mom or Dad Move In? PDF
Word August: When Mom or Dad Moves In PDF
Word September: Helping Your Loved One Deal with Losses PDF
Word October: Keeping Secrets, Telling Lies PDF
Word November: Not My Loved One   PDF
Word December: Preparing Your Children to Visit Your Parent PDF


Word  March 2006: The Stages of Caregiving PDF
Word  April 2006: Helping Your Parent Give Up the Car Keys  PDF
Word May 2005: Dealing with 'Caregiver's Guilt' PDF
Word  June 2006: Exhaustion: Care for the Caregiver PDF
Word July 2006: The 'Sandwich Generation'  PDF
Word August 2006: As the Parent-Child Roles Reverse  PDF
Word Sept. 2006: When You're Married to the Caregiver PDF
Word October 2006: The Need to Talk PDF
Word November 2006: Choosing a Nursing Home PDF
Word December 2006: Finding Respite Care PDF

More topics are available online at YourAgingParent.com. Click here for Topics and here for Spirituality Topics.