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How to Help Your Elder in Crisis

Frequent emergencies are part of caring for an elderly spouse or parent. Thinking more like an ER doctor can help you make quick, informed decisions at a moment's notice.

By The Candid Caregiver

Helping an Elderly Loved One Leave Behind a Pet

Animals can be a barrier against loneliness for older adults. If a move to assisted living requires someone you love to leave behind a pet, here’s how to help.

By The Candid Caregiver

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.”

By The Candid Caregiver

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.

By The Candid Caregiver

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