Family Caregiving

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4 Ways to Prevent Falls

Slips and trips can lead to injury, but there are simple ways to reduce your risk.

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The Angel Who Brightened His Mother's Final Years

Living 3,000 miles away, Executive Editor Rick Hamlin wished he could do more for his aging mother. Then came a caregiver named Nora...

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This Caregiver Became Like Family to Rick Hamlin

Listen as Guideposts' Executive Editor has a conversation with Nora, the inspiring woman who cared for Rick's mother in her final years.

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An unknown caller on a smartphone.

How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved One from Covid-19 Scams

Knowing what to look for is your first line of defense against fraudsters who prey on the vulnerable.

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Tips to Help Caregivers Handle the Challenges of Covid-19

Making contingency plans and staying virtually connected with others can make it easier to navigate through this time.

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5 Tips for Caregiving for Loved Ones Through Video Chats

Physical distancing measures are preventing in person visits, but that doesn't mean you can't provide care. 

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6 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Anger

Caring for a loved one can be difficult and frustrating at times. Here are some ways to productively deal with this difficult emotion.

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Her Fears Made Her Angry at Her Husband of 60 Years

When her husband fell twice in six months, she should have been sympathetic. Why was she resentful instead?

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Yvette Nicole Brown on Caring for Her Father with Alzheimer's

Even as the actress’s father’s dementia worsened, their relationship deepened

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Share the Care: 7 Tips for Sibling Family Caregivers

An expert on family ties and aging offers suggestions to help siblings cooperate in caring for parents.

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Honoring Your Mom on Mother’s Day Even if You Can’t Be Together

Discover how to work with your mother’s caregivers to make her day special

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How Having a Caregiver for Your Loved One Can Help You Reclaim Your Sense of Self

Freeing up time to do what makes you feel happy and whole is important—especially now.

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Juggling a Job and Family Caregiving

Your days can go more smoothly when you pare down your to-do list and figure out what actually refreshes you.

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Ways to Approach Caregiving Decisions

When making choices for loved ones, it helps to reflect on their values, preferences and beliefs

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