Advice for Caregivers

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Aging Alone After Your Caregiving Journey Ends

The knowledge you’ve gained while caring for your loved one can help you prepare you to age well.

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Are You Caring for Yourself as a Family Caregiver?

Ignoring your own health is a common and serious hazard of caregiving, but you can take steps today to protect your well-being.

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For Working Mothers of Young Children, Job Flexibility is Gold

It isn’t easy to find a balance between work and family, but it doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.

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What to Do When an Older Loved One Resists Covid-19 Restrictions

Gentle communication and understanding can make inroads.

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How to Make Sure Your Loved One Has Essentials During the Pandemic

Covid-19 restrictions have made shopping a challenge, but there are ways to do it safely and efficiently.

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Listening to Stories as a Way to Connect with Your Dad on Father’s Day

By stepping into your loved one’s world—even if it’s not your reality—you may both find a greater sense of peace.

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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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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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6 Traits of a Good In-Home Caregiver

Knowledge, commitment and an ability to find joy are among the attributes of an effective professional caregiver.

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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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How to Recognize that You’ve Become a Caregiver

As your relationship with an older loved one changes, and your responsibilities grow, you may realize that you can’t do it all.

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6 Ways to Help Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s When Visits are Restricted

Even if social distancing is preventing you from visiting your loved ones in care facilities, there are still ways to show them you care.

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Financial Resources for In-Home Care

A variety of programs can help make it possible to bring a qualified caregiver into your home.

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