Family Caregiving

In the VA hospital waiting room, Mary slowly got to know her grandfather

Her Stern Grandfather Turned Out to Be a 'Cool Dude'

She had once feared the ornery veteran, but their relationship transformed after she became his caregiver.

Mary Pembleton

Caregiving Brought Her Closer to Her Grandfather

When she was a child, her grandfather was a stern disciplinarian, used to having his way, but when their roles reversed and she became his caregiver, he revealed a softer, loving side.

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6 Tips for Caring for a Mistrustful Parent

How to keep paranoid loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia safe.

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Alex Trebek’s Wife Opens Up About Caring for Him, Amid His Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

Jean Trebek discusses her caregiving experience, almost a year after her husband’s diagnosis.

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A Stranger's Words Comforted This Caregiver

She had felt guility after her father-in-law passed away. 

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A caregiver communicating with an older loved one.

9 Tips to Improve Communication with Someone Who Has Dementia

Patience and respect can make things easier on your loved one.

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'Just Mercy' Star Michael B. Jordan on How His Upbringing Shaped His Life

The actor opens up about his mother's lupus and what it took to play civil-rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

Exercise, learn about long-term care, go the doctor and other ways to improve your life this year 

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6 Lessons Learned Through Caregiving

These helpful reminders show us why caregiving makes us better people in the long run.

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8 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ to Someone with Advanced Alzheimer’s

Simple tips for showing a loved one you care.

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Simple Changes in Your Holiday Routine Can Ease Stress

Follow these tips for caregivers and families to have a more peaceful celebration. 

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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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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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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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