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What’s Scary About Caregiving?

You’re strolling through life without a care in the world, or at least not more than you usually have when BOO! Something jumps out and terrifies you! Is it a ghost? No, it’s a situation that suddenly thrusts you into the role of a caregiver. It might be a phone calling letting you know a parent is in the hospital, an accident, or a diagnosis that someone receives, but the end result is the same in all the cases: you are now a caregiver. Fairly common reactions are terror, fear, confusion and … [Read More...]

Caring for the Caregiver

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Losing Yourself In a Daisy

I don’t think anyone has written—or could ever write—a book entitled … [Read More...]

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Brain Health For Caregivers

    While you are caring for someone else, it’s important to … [Read More...]

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Little Escapes From Caregiving

Well here I am again—in Paris—settling into my luxury suite—on the Left … [Read More...]

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Leap Into Spring

It is spring! The calendar for the United States tells us that even if the … [Read More...]

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Make Self-Care Part of Your Caregiving Routine

Practicing What We Preach Growing up, I can remember my basketball coach … [Read More...]

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What’s Scary About Caregiving?

You’re strolling through life without a care in the world, or at least not … [Read More...]

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Moroccan-Inspired Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup

I love comfort food. But comfort food can be filled with calories. This … [Read More...]

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16 Things To Consider Before Purchasing a Stairlift

Stairways can be a huge problem for seniors or anyone with limited … [Read More...]

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Helping Parents Sail Upwind

The following is a guest post by Margit Novack of Moving Solutions In … [Read More...]

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Back To…

It’s September, which brings out advertisements for all things related to … [Read More...]

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How to Help Prevent Medicare Fraud

Unfortunately, we live in a world where some people prey on unsuspecting innocents. By providing fraudulent information, many elderly are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people who would … [Read More...]

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Recognizing Elderly Abuse

by Christian Wilson   When I was much younger, my father and my uncles were forced to put my grandfather into a nursing home. It wasn’t something that any of them wanted to do, but, due to … [Read More...]

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Could Your Medicare Part D Costs Be Reduced? (infographic)

It's important to sign up for Medicare Part D when you enroll yourself or your loved one in Medicare.  But it's also important to compare the various Medicare Part D plans so that you can ascertain … [Read More...]

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National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers

National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers For people with a disability, one of the most important aspects of daily life is the chance to get out of the house. … [Read More...]

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Over 65? Compelling Reasons Why You Need Medicare Part D

When my father came to live with me, I was very impressed with his knowledge or his desire for knowledge about Medicare and its corresponding offerings.  He may have had dementia, but he knew a LOT … [Read More...]

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