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Whether you or a family member is caring for a spouse, parent or loved one, find support in articles, advice, prayers, and inspirational stories for caregivers.

Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates discusses his plans on funding Alzheimer's research
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Bill Gates Invests $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

The well-known humanitarian wants to support the battle against the disease.

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A happy family having a lot fun at the beach while taking pictures.
Living Longer, Living Better

6 Surprising and Fun Habits to Improve Your Health

Whether it's taking a vacation or having a good laugh, here are several tips on living a healthy life.

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Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray
Caregiver Burnout

The Inspiring Story Behind New Film 'I'll Push You'

Discover the story of two best friends--one in a wheelchair--who relied on faith to hike Spain's 500-mile El Camino.

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Helping My Mom Settle into Senior Care
Aging Parents

Helping My Mom Settle into Senior Care

How author Melanie Merriman learned to work with her mom as she adapted to an Adult Congregate Living Facility.

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Arlene and Richard Boyd
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Dancing Through Alzheimer's

Throughout their 61-year marriage Richard and Arlene Boyd used to dance together every weekend. Then she got Alzheimer's. Now the couple is back on the dance floor.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal
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Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal

Arlene Boyd's Alzheimer's diagnosis changed so much of her life with her husband Richard, but dancing together still brings them joy.

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A daughter and her aging mother stop to smell the roses
Aging Parents

The Important Stage of Caregiving That No One Talks About

A former hospice consultant shares her journey caring for her aging mother and the one thing no one ever told her about caregiving. 

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Andrew and Christy learned from each other
America’s Angels

Asperger’s Syndrome: How One Young Man Developed His Independence

A retired middle school teacher helped transform the life of a young man with Asperger's 

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A young woman embraces her mother
Aging Parents

7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

Caring for a family member who has Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming.

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Karen, Mondy and their daughter, Grace, with Virginia
Aging Parents

Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource

As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened, improvisational theater experience gave her and her husband a new way to interact with her mom—and ease the strain.

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