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Music Therapy, Quality of Life, and Hospice

Music therapist Karen Sholander speaks about the powerful effect of music on cognition, memory, and nostalgia in those with dementia.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Sex In Nursing Homes Is Still Taboo For Many

Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

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

Top Resources for Bladder Cancer Support

If you or someone you know is dealing with bladder cancer, these are the places where you can find support.

By Malaika Hill

Top Multiple Sclerosis Posts of 2017

From personal stories to research news and bizarre symptoms, we covered all facets of life with MS.

By Lisa Emrich

Caregiver Gifts: Creative Ways to Show Appreciation

If you ask any caregiver what they want, they're likely to say "more time in the day," or "a clone machine." If you're looking for more tangible (read: Possible) options, though, consider these thoughtful treats that say, you're cared about, too.

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

From Caregiver to Accepting Care: How I Learned to Accept Help as a Breast Cancer Patient

Bethany Kandel had to learn how to be a patient after being a caregiver following her breast cancer diagnosis. She shares tips for the role reversal.

By Bethany Kandel

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Give the Gift of Great Experiences

Sometimes a great experience is the best gift you can give to someone you love who lives with a chronic illness.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.