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Nursing Home Shame

  Living at home, my mother’s multiple sclerosis (MS) and dependency on her family, made her miserable. Her family was tired of waiting on her, and she knew it. When my mother informed me that she planned to divorce my father and move to a nursing home, I felt my stomach drop to my ankles. I lived two hours away. I was in the habit of driving to see my parents about once every three weeks. I wondered how life would be for her in a nursing home. I figured that she would be living with … [Read More...]

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How Humor Can Help Us as Caregivers

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When Career and Caregiving Collide

  When MSNBC and NBC News anchor Richard Lui’s 80-year-old … [Read More...]

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