Caregiving

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Caregiving and Its Rollercoaster Ride of Emotions

Once you acknowledge and accept your feelings, you can learn to channel them in positive ways.

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Joe and Judy Spence; photo by Shevaun Williams

This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Return to His Photography

Their life revolved around visits to the doctor, but rediscovering nature photography sparked a sense of adventure and hope.

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Spousal Caregiving: 5 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Strong

Strengthen the bond with your spouse by renegotiating your roles, finding new hobbies and more.

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10 Ways to Develop Patience as a Caregiver

Breathe, step away and refocus—you won’t regret it.

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Dental Care and Older Adults

With vigilance and gentle guidance, you can help your loved one maintain healthy teeth and gums.

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This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Continue His Photography Following a Stroke

Judy Spence found that a sense of gratitude anad helping her husband continue to pursue photography after he suffered a stroke made all the difference.

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3 Common Guilt “Triggers” That Caregivers Face

When you understand and acknowledge this crippling emotion, you can begin to move on from it.

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Six Ways to Help Your Loved One Avoid Falling

Many falls are preventable, even when winter conditions make it tough to get around.

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Caregivers: Guideposts Is Here for You

Read about our resources for taking care of yourself—as well as your loved ones.

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The Value of Stress Reduction in Fighting Heart Disease

Diet and exercise are not the only important factors to consider for your heart health.

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February is Dedicated to Heart Health

During American Heart Month, healthcare professionals can both teach and model disease prevention.

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Edward Grinnan

If Memory Fades, What Happens in Our Dreams?

In researching a book about Alzheimer’s, some questions for God.

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