Aging Parents

A young caregiver tells a story to a loved one in a nursing home.

4 Ways that Storytelling Benefits Older People and Their Caregivers

Encouraging older relatives to share their life stories benefits everyone

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A young woman using her cell phone as a source of information.

Technology Helps Caregivers, But It’s No Substitute for Human Interaction

Cell phones, laptops and other devices can be resources for caregivers

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A senior man enjoys a nutritional meal

How to Prevent Malnutrition in Older Adults

Many seniors are at risk for malnutrition as they age. Follow these tips to help your loved ones get the nutrients they need.

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A senior father laughing with his son in conversation outside on a wooden bench.

3 Questions to Ask After a Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

Talking about what your family member wants is one of the most effective ways to ensure your loved one's wishes are honored

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Blythe Danner and Hilary Swank in "What They Had"

How Caregiving Prepared Hilary Swank for the Role of a Lifetime

The cast and crew of What They Had share how their personal caregiving experiences shaped the film.

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Two Caregivers Find Comfort in This Hymn

A famous hymn made all the difference by lifting their spirits together.

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A mother and daughter discuss matters with an expert.

5 Conversations to Have About Your Final Years

If you find daunting the prospect of preparing for your final years, here are five tips that may prove helpful.

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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

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

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Woman in mourning arranging flowers and candles on the gravestone

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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Three generations of a family

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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Jeff, with mom Irene in 2017, says, 'I learned not to regret a single moment.'

4 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

A clinical psychologist shares what he learned about dealing with Alzheimer's while caring for his mother through her final years.

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