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How to take a caregiving break

How to Take a Caregiving Break

As a caregiver, a break is possible — and absolutely necessary. Check out our tips, ideas and resources in this featured post.

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It Time for Hospice Care?

Is It Time for Hospice Care?

Many of us assume hospice care is reserved for the last days of life — but these holistic services are actually designed to provide support for several months.

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Preparing for the Progression of Dementia

In preparing for dementia, be aware that it progresses through seven distinct stages, from normal to very severe. Learn more…

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15 Inspiring Insights on Aging

15 Inspiring Insights on Aging

“With age comes wisdom” is more than just an adage; it’s an almost universally accepted truth.

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Choose the Best Nursing Home

How to Choose the Best Nursing Home for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by all the options available in Alzheimer’s care. Author and retired nurse Ann Marie Gallogly shares just what to look for.

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The Digital Senior: Technology Pros & Cons

The Digital Senior: Technology Pros and Cons

Yes, technology can make life more convenient and also help elderly people stay more connected to their families. But it’s important to be aware of the downsides as well.

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Conversation vs confrontation

Conversation vs. Confrontation: Guidelines for Effective Communication with Your Aging Parents

The prospect of talking with your parents about senior living may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be, says thought leader David Solie.

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Should You Visit Your Loved One Every Day-

Should You Visit Your Loved One Every Day?

When your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, visits to a care facility can be a challenge. What can you do if she is agitated by your presence?

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helping your parents sell their home

Helping Your Parents Sell Their Home

Helping a loved one sell a home—especially if you once lived there yourself—is a busy but emotional time.

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#ElderCareChat

Join #ElderCareChat on May 17, 2017: Self-Care for Caregivers

The next #ElderCareChat, which will focus on Self-Care for Caregivers, will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, from 1-2 pm ET.

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How to Save Money in Senior Living

How to Save Money in Senior Living

Factoring in the savings in time and money for family caregivers may tip the balance in favor of your parent’s move to assisted living or another form of senior living.

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