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Self Care

8 Tips for Coping With Anxiety as a Caregiver

Hobbies, journaling, exercise, can all help when handling anxiety as a caregiver. Our caregiving expert shares these and more tips.

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Self Care

Fresh Outlook Can Help Caregivers

It’s common for caregivers to feel stressed about constant changes as well as numbed by the sameness of needing to focus on the care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

Technology

Top Apps for Caregiving and Dementia Care to Make Life Easier

Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and they can even help caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia.

Aging parents with adult children.
Relationships

How to Handle the Realization That Your Parents Are Aging

It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”

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Technology

Technology Can Boost Care for Seniors and Offer Caregivers Peace of Mind

How to help their parents understand that technology is not only easy to use but doesn’t have to be intrusive.

Middle age woman cooking.
Self Care

7 Ways to Care for Yourself When You're a Caregiver

Caregiving can really take a toll on you — physically and emotionally. It's just as important to care for youself, as it is to care for someone else. Here are some simple ways to show some self-care.

Caregiver smiling at her senior father.

Getting Over the Guilt of Placing a Loved One in a Home

If we could control events, most of us would never want our elders to be so sick that they need the care of a nursing home, especially homes that are still operating in the dark ages, as some of them still are. Many homes have now moved forward into ...