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caregiver support for aging parents

Late-Blooming Artists: Musician, Painter, Writer

My curiosity about aging and artistic interests started as academic. Soon, I had a personal interest developing my own artistic self. I wondered what life would look like without my profession. Working

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caregiver support for aging parents

Are You Ready to Deal with the Reality of Death?

When a loved one dies at home, family or others who are there must often cope with the reality of the dying process. We recommend strongly that when a person is first considered being terminal, the doctor

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caregiver support for aging parents

Rural Home Care Clients May Lose Access if Congress Doesn’t Act

Please Share! Be aware and respond to your congressman! This could be your Mother or Grandmother! Much of the attention surrounding home health care providers in the United States involves men and women

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caregiver support

Strategies To Cope When Life Gets Difficult

Let’s face it – sometimes, life throws just one too many curve balls.  It happens to all of us – one day the totally unexpected happens that catches you by surprise.  Suddenly, in

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long distance caregiving

Long Distance Caregiving: Should You Move Closer To Home?

The stress makes it feel like an impossible decision. Should you remain where you live now as a long distance caregiver – or should you move closer to your aging parents? Should you give up your

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taking care of an aging parent

Caregiver Support For An Aging Spouse

Your parents always loved each other. They joked about their plans to age together– holding hands, rocking in chairs on the front porch and delighting in joys of their grand kids. For many couples,

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Caregiving is as good for the giver as it is for the recipient.

Being a Caregiver Can Be Good For You

Caregivers take heart, research is showing that caring for others is good for you! It’s a tough job, that’s for sure, but there are significant benefits being found. An article at Time.com reported

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perceptions of agina

Aging: Expectations and Reality

Aging. Getting old. What does that really mean? Think back to when you were young – and think about what you hear from young people today. There is such a stigma in America about getting old. So let’s

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family traditions

Traditions and Memories are the Treasures of the Holidays

Some of us can name the traditions our families have for the holidays. Some people can’t, but they are there, aren’t they? There are some things that we do every year and whether we say they are traditions

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gift for grandma

What Kind of Gift Does Grandma or Grandpa Need or Want?

Chances are that Grandma and Grandpa both have more slippers, ties, hankies, and robes than they ever expect to use in the next decade. And, chances are that they don’t want one more thing that will

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