Family Caregiving

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4 Ways to Prevent Falls

Slips and trips can lead to injury, but there are simple ways to reduce your risk.

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Share the Care: 7 Tips for Sibling Family Caregivers

An expert on family ties and aging offers suggestions to help siblings cooperate in caring for parents.

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The Angel Who Brightened His Mother's Final Years

Living 3,000 miles away, Executive Editor Rick Hamlin wished he could do more for his aging mother. Then came a caregiver named Nora...

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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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5 Suggestions for a Successful Father’s Day Celebration

Slowing down and embracing the moment can help make for a joyous occasion.

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This Caregiver Became Like Family to Rick Hamlin

Listen as Guideposts' Executive Editor has a conversation with Nora, the inspiring woman who cared for Rick's mother in her final years.

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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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Tips to Help Caregivers Handle the Challenges of Covid-19

Making contingency plans and staying virtually connected with others can make it easier to navigate through this time.

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5 Tips for Caregiving for Loved Ones Through Video Chats

Physical distancing measures are preventing in person visits, but that doesn't mean you can't provide care. 

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6 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Anger

Caring for a loved one can be difficult and frustrating at times. Here are some ways to productively deal with this difficult emotion.

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Her Fears Made Her Angry at Her Husband of 60 Years

When her husband fell twice in six months, she should have been sympathetic. Why was she resentful instead?

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Yvette Nicole Brown on Caring for Her Father with Alzheimer's

Even as the actress’s father’s dementia worsened, their relationship deepened

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