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Feeling Grief, Relief, and Guilt as Caregiving Ends

A mix of emotions is common for caregivers when caregiving responsibilities are over. Here are some coping strategies.

Has Your Loved One Accused You of Stealing?

Memory loss can cause some dementia sufferers to wrongly accuse a caregiver of stealing.

Senior walking with his caregiver.

The Stages of Alzheimer's and the Caregiver's Role

Here’s how people living with Alzheimer’s disease, and their families, can prepare for the future.

Family grieving at a funeral

How to Deal with Conflicting End-of-Life Emotions

How to deal with mixed feelings of guilt, sadness, loss and even joy when losing a loved one after a battle with an illness.

If Your Elder Is Lonely, Here’s How to Help

How to banish loneliness by helping elders remain part of the community.

disabled woman and her husband caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

Meg Lane received a diagnosis of relapsing-remitting MS in 1992, at age 31. By 2013, she was mostly using a wheelchair and no longer working; that year, she experienced an exacerbation due to de–hydration that landed her in the emergency room. At tha...

Smiling home caregiver and senior woman walking together

Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

Validation: Helping People With Dementia Preserve Calm and Dignity

Couple unloading boxes from moving van

Downsizing May Not Be Right Choice

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

Caregiver – woman helping senior man with shopping

Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers Share Experiences

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

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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?