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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Dealing With the Guilt That Comes When Your Parent is Aging

Are you part of the nearly 24 million Americans who help care for a parent? The role of a parent caregiver can feel like a web of decisions that all tie together, from financial decision-making to medical care to where

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Using Home Care to Improve Your Time With Your Parent

As a caregiver, you play a vital role in your parent’s life as they age at home. From daily tasks to health issues, they rely on you and you want to be there for them. But with that can also

Posted in Aging Well

Your Parent In Care: Communicating While In Dementia Care

While a visit to your mom or dad in dementia care can go in many different directions, there are ways you can communicate during the visit to help connect and continue creating wonderful moments. Remember, your loved one may respond

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Your Parent in Care: Visiting During Recovery

When a parent enters a rehabilitation center after a fall, injury or other medical situation, he or she is likely undergoing various physical therapies and treatments to improve mobility, strength, communication skills and more. They are receiving around-the-clock treatment and

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