Family Caregiving

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When a Job Is More than a Calling

Dreaming of doing work that helps others? These expert tips may help point you in the right direction. 

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What Can You Do to Keep Your Loved One at Home Longer?

The desire to “age in place” is natural, so how can you help your older family member to do so, if possible?

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What to Know About Taking Part in Research Studies

By becoming involved in clinical trials or surveys, you can make your voice heard and benefit others.

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4 Rewards to Bridging the Generations

Intergenerational programming offers creative ways for people of all ages to spend time together.

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Affirmative Thinking: How Can It Help You as a Caregiver?

When you learn to accentuate the positive, your health and well-being can reap real rewards.

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Protecting Yourself from Physical Injury as a Family Caregiver

A caregiving expert shares tips to help you remain safe as you carry out your tasks.

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Where to Turn After Your Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

Once the condition is confirmed, you can begin to find support and process your feelings.

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How to Spot Elder Abuse and What to Do If It Occurs

The first step is to learn about the 7 types of abuse that can affect older adults.

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How to Tailor Exercises for a Loved One Who Has Dementia

Limited physical activity offers important benefits to older adults who live with cognitive impairment.

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11 Tips to Venture Out with a Loved One Who Has Memory Loss

Plan successful outings, while supporting your loved ones’ physical and mental well-being. 

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7 Tips to Keep Your Loved One Cool Indoors This Summer

When the sun’s beating down, older adults are at increased risk for heat-related problems—even at home.

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How to Help When Your Loved One Is Depressed

As a caregiver, you’re in a unique position to spot mood changes and to intervene.

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What to Know About Managing Your Loved One’s Medications

Vigilance and organization are key to ensuring that prescriptions are taken safely and effectively.

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How Creative Expression Can Improve Your Loved One’s Well-Being

Participating in the arts offers a host of physical, mental and social benefits for older adults.

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