I worry about how to care for my brother with autism and his mental health when my parents are gone

I worry about how to care for my brother with autism and his mental health when my parents are gone

My parents have long avoided having the talk with me about how I can take care of my older brother when they are gone. Daniel, who is 29 and on the autism spectrum, needs full-time supervision and someone is always at home with him — my mom, my dad or me. But I worry...
The dark of winter

The dark of winter

It’s not officially winter yet, but the days in North America are already getting shorter. There are many of us who don’t meet the diagnostic criteria for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), but who still feel sluggish and irritable when the days are short. I find it...