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About Susanne White

Susanne White is the founder of Caregiver Warrior http://www.caregiverwarrior.com. She was blessed with the opportunity to care for her parents and ventured out on a journey that would change her life. She blogs about this journey on her website and shares her experience, strength and hope with others so that they too may survive caregiving with grace and empowerment. Follow her on Twitter @CaregiveWarrior
Latest Posts | By Susanne White
3 Ways That Caregivers Can Handle Change and Face the New Normal
4 weeks ago

3 Ways That Caregivers Can Handle Change and Face the New Normal

I was in my late 50s when I became a caregiver for my parents, so our family dynamic was pretty established. We were a family of strong personalities. Mom was the boss and controlled all the family matters. Dad was patient…
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What Makes a Perfect Gift for a Caregiver: 4 Ideas You Can Consider This Christmas
3 months ago

What Makes a Perfect Gift for a Caregiver: 4 Ideas You Can Consider This Christmas

Most of us have at least one or two caregivers in our lives. As the holidays arrive and gift lists are being made, we often come at a loss when we need to think of an appropriate gift for caregivers. I want to share 4 spectacular…
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How to Have Positive Conversations with Elderly Parents
4 months ago

How to Have Positive Conversations with Elderly Parents

I was recently thinking about the first conversation I had with my Mom about how I could pitch in and help her out more. At the time, I wasn’t sure what that meant – and I most certainly didn’t know how to have such an important…
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5 Things They Don’t Tell You Before You Start Your Caregiving Journey
5 months ago

5 Things They Don’t Tell You Before You Start Your Caregiving Journey

I was completely unprepared for my caregiving journey and set out on choppy waters because I was determined to care for my parents. Read More

10 Caregiver Tips to Use if You Are Feeling a Little Overwhelmed
7 months ago

10 Caregiver Tips to Use if You Are Feeling a Little Overwhelmed

I signed up for my caregiving journey quickly. My strong, healthy, WWII-hero Dad had to be taken off an airplane in a wheelchair. He had gotten so sick during the flight the attendants were concerned for his well-being. Read More

My Top 3 Tips for Managing Caregiver Anger
8 months ago

My Top 3 Tips for Managing Caregiver Anger

My Mom, who had been diagnosed with dementia, was leaning up against the sink in the bathroom. Her soapy hands were under running water. I was reaching around her trying to gently use a nail brush to clean under her nails; she’d just had another accident and her hands and nails were a mess. Read More

5 Realistic Yet Powerful Ways to Avoid Caregiver Guilt (#3 is SO Important!)
4 years ago

5 Realistic Yet Powerful Ways to Avoid Caregiver Guilt (#3 is SO Important!)

Caregivers are angels walking on earth. They are tireless in their devotion and committed to doing whatever it takes to make sure those they love are safe, protected and supported. Read More