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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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leaving a legacy: how it strengthens and preserves family bonds

Leaving a Legacy: How It Strengthens and Preserves Family Bonds

“Most people think of a legacy as material goods,” says personal historian Judy Shutts. But she believes a legacy of stories is far more valuable.

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Living with Aphasia

When Communication Becomes a Struggle: Living With Aphasia

Whatever the cause of aphasia, there are several treatments and strategies that have proven effective in improving communication.

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Overcoming Objections to Senior Living

“Some people think you have to be ready to die before you consider leaving your home,” says Sarah Short, director of residency planning at Landis Homes.

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Technology to imrprove seniors' lives

Technology to Improve Seniors’ Lives

“Technology does not replace the human element, but it’s a tool that will enable the growing aging demographic to better our lives as we age…”

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Don’t Miss #ElderCareChat on March 22, 2017: Overcoming Objections to Senior Living

Join #ElderCareChat on March 22, 2017, when Sarah Short, Director of Residency Planning at Landis Homes, will lead a discussion about ways to help loved ones come to a place of acceptance with their move to senior living.

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dealing with the ups and downs of dementia

Dealing with the Ups and Downs of Dementia

Life can feel like a never-ending roller coaster ride when your loved one has dementia. How can you survive the darkest days?

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when your senior loved one refuses to eat

What to Do When Your Senior Loved One Refuses to Eat

Before you can find a solution to your parent’s eating difficulties, you need to work to learn the underlying cause.

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finding senior care in an emergency

When You Need to Find Senior Living In a Hurry

Even in an elder-life crisis, you’ll need to make sure the senior living option you choose—whether it’s assisted living, skilled nursing, or memory care—meets the medical and physical needs of your parent.

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life hacks for the busy caregiver

Life Hacks for the Busy Caregiver

“Now I’m slightly obsessed with helping other women because it’s so hard to balance work and elder care.”

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