Caregiving

Caregivers are a special breed of hero. Family caregivers put their loved ones' needs above their own every single day. But caregivers know all too well that caregiving can be exhausting without solid boundaries and self-care strategies. Be encouraged--with the right techniques in place, caregiver burnout can be a thing of the past.

Danita shares a tender moment with son Caleb

A Mother's Prayer for Her Child's Health

Her youngest son was born with impaired hearing and then diagnosed with a form of epilepsy. How could she help him bear such a heavy burden?

A worried senior citizen and his nurse

7 Signs You Could Be a Family Fraud Victim

Take note of these signs that could mean you're a victim of family fraud.

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Senior citizen couple on a laptop and having a conversation.

10 Cyber Security Best Practices for Older Adults

Here are a several ways to protect yourself from cyber fraud.

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Hottest Cyber Scams: Take the 'Can You Spot the Online Scam' Quiz

Look out for these four ways you could get scammed online.

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Danita and Paul pose for a picture, as their four children look on with delight

Keeping Up with the Joneses: The Joys of a Faithful Family

Go behind the scenes of our photo shoot with Danita LaShelle Jones, her husband, Paul, and their four children.

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A senior looks with concern at a credit report on her laptop

7 Ways to Protect Your Senior from Fraud

We all want the seniors in our lives to be safe from scams, but it's not always easy to know how to help. Here are seven tips that should come in handy.

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When Distance Complicates Family Caregiving Roles

After her father passed away from Alzheimer's, she worried from afar about her mother. Could she trust the strangers who cared for her mom?

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This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

Wendy Borden beat breast cancer, now she's delivering healthy meals to those fighting life threatening illnesses. 

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How to Ask Others for Help with Caregiving

If you're a caregiver who feels as though you're carrying a heavy load alone, here are some ways you can ask friends and family to chip in.

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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen at an Hilarity for Charity event

Hilarity for Charity and Home Instead Senior Care Grant Program Helps Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, founders of Hilarity for Charity, are giving back in a special way, teaming with the Home Instead Senior Care Network to provide in-home care grants to Alzheimer's caregivers.

Kathryn Cron

She Kept Her Mom's Promise to Honor Her Mother and Father

She feared her life as a caregiver would be limited. Instead, it provided an opportunity to forge a loving relationship with her grandfather.

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Caregivers

10 Inspiring Caregiver Stories

From celebrities and professional caregivers to everyday people taking care of loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia and other illnesses, here are the stories that left us feeling hopeful and gave us a renewed appreciation for caregivers. 

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7 Ways for a Caregiving Couple to Keep Their Marriage Strong

Caregivers naturally place a great deal of focus on loved ones who require care, but "couple care" is important, too. Here are some helpful tips for keeping your marriage healthy.

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Lynda and Carlos have time now for walks around their favorite lake.

Restoring a Marriage After Years of Caregiving

After caring for an aging parent and an addicted son, they discovered that their marriage was in need of some tender loving care.

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