Select the number (on a scale of 1-3) that best describes your situation for each item or issue. You can total your scores if you wish to get a big picture of the situation. Lower scores indicate less manageable situations -- situations requiring additional support beyond the primary caregiver -- and higher scores indicate situations that may be more readily managed.
Jennifer Wagner, 52, a blogger in New York City, is addicted to playing
games like Wurdle, Bejeweled, and Cup O’ Joe on her iPhone. She discovered them
when her husband and college-age sons talked non-stop about gaming apps after
getting the iPhone in December 2008.
“They make me think,” she says, “and I find that relaxing. Because I’m
concentrating on the game, my mind is cleared of everything else, which rarely
happens, so I love that feeling.”
Like Wagner, many boomers have caught the bug,...
Anita Davis, RN, M.Ed., director of Health Strategies, Nashville, TN. The National Alliance for Caregiving, Bethesda, MD. Family Caregiver Alliance, San Francisco, CA. National Family Caregivers Association, Kensington, MD.