Aging Parents

A woman in her golden years using a laptop to video chat.

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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5 Tips for a Relaxing Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Dementia

Small gatherings with minimal stress are key to a successful celebration—whether you’re together or apart.

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A woman and her aging mother in a loving embrace.

5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day When You Miss Your Mom

Whether you’re separated physically, or by mental and emotional changes to your mom’s condition, this is a chance to connect.

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A retired woman helps with child care.

Retirees Have a Wealth of Skills to Offer in Service to Others

Knowledge, expertise and wisdom build with age, and are important indicators of job success.

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An aging woman in a wheelchair recieving in home care.

5 Ways to Determine Whether Your Parent Needs Caregiving Help

Knowing if it’s time for in-home care comes down to your loved one’s needs, as well as your own.

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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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Portrait of old woman with his adult grandson.

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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Maryanne (right) with Gail

She Found Purpose as a Family Caregiver

After being laid off from her job, she embraced the role of multigenerational caregiver for her parents and her developmentally-disabled sister. 

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Three generations of the same family

5 Tips for Successful Multigenerational Family Living

Grandparents moving in? How to make a situation like this work for everyone in the family.

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Maryanne Curran

Lessons from Caring for Her Parents and Younger Sister

Maryanne Curran talks about how her multigenerational caregiving journey bolstered her faith.

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5 Tips for Caring for a Difficult Family Member During the Holidays

Advice from a caregiver on how to avoid stress during the most wonderful time of the year.

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Two women practicing tai chi outdoors.

Understanding the Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Knowing what to look for is the first step toward getting your loved one a diagnosis and care.

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