Aging Parents

Kristy and her mom, Flo

Caring for a Difficult Parent

Her mother lived in constant fear, and it wasn't until after her father passed away that Kristy Dewberry understood why.

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4 Methods for Collecting and Preserving Your Loved One’s Life Stories

4 Methods for Collecting and Preserving Your Loved One’s Life Stories

Use a variety of tools to capture your family history

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How to Decide Whether Hospice is Right for Your Loved One

How to Decide Whether Hospice is Right for Your Loved One

A caregiver finds hospice care is a supportive option for her mom

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4 Ways that Storytelling Benefits Older People and Their Caregivers

4 Ways that Storytelling Benefits Older People and Their Caregivers

Encouraging older relatives to share their life stories benefits everyone

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4 Tips to Address the Spiritual Side of Caregiving

4 Tips to Address the Spiritual Side of Caregiving

If the person you care for misses their faith community or wants spiritual guidance, you can help

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5 Things to Know Before a Doctor’s Appointment

5 Things to Know Before a Doctor’s Appointment

Follow these practical tips to help you and your loved one make the most of your doctor’s visit

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How Caregiving Prepared Hilary Swank for the Role of a Lifetime

How Caregiving Prepared Hilary Swank for the Role of a Lifetime

The cast and crew of What They Had share how their personal caregiving experiences shaped the film.

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Two Caregivers Find Comfort in This Hymn

Two Caregivers Find Comfort in This Hymn

A famous hymn made all the difference by lifting their spirits together.

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5 Conversations to Have About Your Final Years

5 Conversations to Have About Your Final Years

If you find daunting the prospect of preparing for your final years, here are five tips that may prove helpful.

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How to Start a Conversation About a Relative's Final Wishes

How to Start a Conversation About a Relative's Final Wishes

Follow these practical tips to begin important conversations with your elderly loved ones

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5 Ways to Help Seniors Embrace Technology

5 Ways to Help Seniors Embrace Technology

Follow these practical tips to help seniors use technology to stay connected to family and friends.

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4 Ways to Manage Finances for Aging Parents

4 Ways to Manage Finances for Aging Parents

One woman's caregiving journey has lessons all caregivers may need to know.

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