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3 Ways Caregivers Can Improve a Relationship

The shift in the relationship that occurs when a parent becomes disabled is an uneasy one for parent and child alike. The crucial issue is often one of control.

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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.

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

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

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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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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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6 Tips to Have More Fun While Caregiving

Many dementia caregivers feel as though they are treading water just to avoid sinking under the often exhausting pressures associated with dementia care. But consciously changing your attitude can, with practice, significantly change how your days, a...

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Dementia Care: Oral Hygiene

Prevent gum disease by making sure your loved one gets proper dental care.

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Dementia Care: Bath and Shower Tips

While it may not be easy to help bathe a loved one with dementia, it’s possible to find ways to improve the bathing experience. Here’s how.