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6 Ways You Can Help a Caregiver

6 Ways You Can Help a Caregiver

She was afraid her sister would burn out with all her worries.

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Guideposts Classics: Brooke Shields' 4 Tips for Helping a Friend Cope with Depression

Guideposts Classics: Brooke Shields' 4 Tips for Helping a Friend Cope with Depression

In this story from August 2005, the actress, who lost a dear friend to suicide, shares the lessons she learned from that experience—and from her own struggle with depression.

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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 Important Conversations To Have with Seniors

5 Important Conversations To Have with Seniors

Taking the time to plan for an older relative's final years can ease worry and uncertainty

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5 Tips to Create a Personalized Memorial Service

5 Tips to Create a Personalized Memorial Service

Whether it's mementos or music, celebrate the life of a loved one by capturing the essence of who they are.

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7 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

7 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Caregivers can learn to apply their nurturing skills to their own lives.

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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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What Is Caregiver Burnout?

What Is Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for an ill loved one can be physically and emotionally stressful. Here's what you need to know. 

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8 Ways for Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves

8 Ways for Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves

Tired of living in a state of high alert as a caregiver? Try these simple ways to take a break and re-charge without guilt.

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4 Ways to Talk to Aging Parents About Hearing Loss

4 Ways to Talk to Aging Parents About Hearing Loss

Audiologist Dr. Leisa Lyles-DeLeon shares her tips for having difficult conversations about hearing loss with aging parents.

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6 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Caregivers

6 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Caregivers

Here are a few easy, last-minute gift ideas sure to please any caregiver this holiday season.

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