Advice for Caregivers

An aging mother in wheelchair converses with her caregiver son.

Caring for a Parent When Your Relationship Has Been Strained

Whether you assume a hands-on or a backseat role, caregiving may offer an opportunity for healing.

A woman preparing her work outfit.

Tips for Sandwich Generation Caregivers to Return to the Workplace During Covid-19

For parents who care for their own parents, transitioning back to on-site work requires creative thinking.

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A daughter caregiving for her father.

Is It Time to Step in and Give Your Older Loved One More Support?

Asking “How do I know if …?” questions can help you identify problems and good solutions.

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Make Sure Your Loved One’s Diet Is Healthy Despite Covid-19 Challenges

Proper nutrition is crucial for older adults. Follow these tips to help your loved one maintain healthy eating habits.

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An aging mother having a conversation with her caregiver daughter.

How to Take Care of Yourself as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

Juggling the care of your children and an aging loved one calls for a dose of help.

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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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An in-home caregiver smiling at her client.

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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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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A woman waking up in bed during the morning.

Battling Caregiver Sleep Deprivation: What Can You Do?

When your loved one has dementia, it can make nighttime rocky, but there are ways to improve both your sleep routines.

A woman video chatting with her aging parents.

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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