Aging

Aging is part of life, but it doesn't have to be discouraging. Embrace aging as a reflection of all the wisdom you've accumulated over the years, and look ahead with excitement and joy.
A millennial grandson showing affection to his grandmother.
Advice for Caregivers

Millennial Caregivers Are Navigating Uncharted Waters

Young adults face a host of modern challenges as they take on their loved ones’ care.

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Aging Parents

Why It’s Hard to Acknowledge Your Loved One Needs Help

You may be afraid to take on your loved one’s care as they age, but acceptance paves the way to solutions.

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Caregiving Holiday Christmas Guide
Advice for Caregivers

A Caregiver's Guide to the Holidays

These eight caregiving tips will help make the holiday season a happier, simpler season for all.

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Tips To Help Seniors Declutter
Advice for Caregivers

5 Tips To Help Seniors Declutter

Aging in place is easier for the elderly, and their caregivers, when the home is clutter-free.

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Barry stands with one of his dollhouses. 
God's Grace

How Building Dollhouses Helped One Man Cope with Parkinson’s Disease

When Barry Roberson received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy, he was told he had four years to live. Grappling with the news, he took to the hills behind his house to pray… and received an answer that he never could’ve anticipated: “Build dollhouses.”

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An older gentleman's daughter helps him eat soup at the table.
Helpful Activities

Techniques To Cut Down on Messy Eating for People with Alzheimer’s

Easy-to-handle foods and utensils can make mealtime easier.

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Helpful Activities

9 Tips to Prevent Dehydration in a Loved One with Dementia

A variety of beverages, and even fruit, can replenish fluids.

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Helpful Activities

When Someone with Alzheimer’s Repeatedly Wants the Same Food

It’s okay to indulge a preference for one particular food if the overall diet is balanced.

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A woman being fed oatmeal in her bed.
Helpful Activities

5 Ways to Help Someone with Chewing and Swallowing Problems When They Eat

Gentle coaching and foods that are more easily consumed can improve results.

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A woman in her golden years spending time with her daughter in their home.
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Tips to Cope with the Financial Toll of Alzheimer’s Care

From family resources to untapped benefits, there are ways to ease the burden.

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