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Latest by Carol Bradley Bursack

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Caregiving

To Donate or Not to Donate Your Body to Science

What’s the difference between donating organs and donating your whole body to science?

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Comfort a Grieving Friend with Your Words

How Your Words Could Offer Comfort or Increase Pain for the Bereaved

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Healthy Aging

Is Aging-in-Place Edging Out Assisted Living?

Aging-in-Place or Assisted Living: It’s About the Ability to Choose

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A Natural Approach to Brain Health

The biggest threat to brain health may be blood sugar levels, leading to diabetes.

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Age Does Not Have to Destroy Your Memory

Debunking Myths about Alzheimer’s and Reducing Your Own Risk

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Support Systems

Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

Validation: Helping People With Dementia Preserve Calm and Dignity

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Lifestyle

Downsizing May Not Be Right Choice

Should you urge your parents to downsize or stand back while they do it their way?

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Living With

Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers Share Experiences

Lewy Body Dementia: Caregivers Talk About Experiences, Frustrations, Adjustments

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Lifestyle

Aging Parents? Get Financial Documents Handled Well Ahead of Crisis

Are you prepared to handle your parents’ finances if they get incapacitated mentally or physically?

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Support Systems

Be a Friend to an Isolated Caregiver

Do you have what it takes to be a true friend to a caregiver? These suggestions can guide you.