The shift in the relationship that occurs when a parent becomes disabled is an uneasy one for parent and child alike. The crucial issue is often one of control.
Is Palliative Care the Same as Hospice?
Chronic illness can affect people from childhood onward but individuals tend to begin to have problems in middle age. What can people do to avoid it?
Having a devoted family caregiver can be invaluable for the person who needs help. But for the caregivers themselves there are benefits—and burdens.
Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin discusses her travels around the world, and her experiences documenting how other cultures view and honor death.
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Research suggests that having sleep problems may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease risk.
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A mix of emotions is common for caregivers when caregiving responsibilities are over. Here are some coping strategies.
Memory loss can cause some dementia sufferers to wrongly accuse a caregiver of stealing.
At 85, author revels in the beauty of accumulated decades.