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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.

By Elizabeth Millard

Has Your Loved One Accused You of Stealing?

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

By Carol Bradley Bursack

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.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

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.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

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

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

By Carol Bradley Bursack

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...

By Pat Volin

Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

Validation: Helping People With Dementia Preserve Calm and Dignity

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Downsizing May Not Be Right Choice

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

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers Share Experiences

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

By Carol Bradley Bursack

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?

By Carol Bradley Bursack