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Actress Kate Mulgrew
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

Kate Mulgrew Shares Lessons Learned from Alzheimer's Caregiving

The acclaimed actress shares advice based on she what she learned from serving as her mother's healthcare guardian as she dealt with Alzheimer's disease.

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Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Combat Illegal Robocalls

Scam callers target older adults, but there are ways to protect your loved one.

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Stories of Faith

How a Faith Community Can Support Us Through Grief

A set of beliefs, practices, rituals and traditions can meet us where we are during a time of terrible loss.

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Stories of Hope

Jeannie Gaffigan: Life Lessons After a Brain Tumor Diagnosis

The wife of comic Jim Gaffigan and busy mom of five changed her priorities following a health crisis.

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Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Helpful Ways to Communicate with a Loved One Who is Hostile

An empathetic approach can work best when dementia causes belligerence.

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A mother overlooking her senior mother on a laptop.
Helpful Activities

Tips to Protect a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

You can put safety first by keeping a watchful eye on activities.

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A senior father and his caregiver daughter having a laugh in their home.
Advice for Caregivers

3 Tips to Handle a Loved One’s Hostility

When you keep in mind that dementia is the cause, it can aid your understanding.

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A caregiver comforting her mother.
Advice for Caregivers

How to Talk to a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

Gentle suggestions can help your loved one feel more secure under your watch.

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A woman in her golden years.
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Moving Through Denial When a Loved One Has Dementia

Education can help ease the way forward for family members.

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A father and daughter in a happy embrace.
Helpful Activities

What to Do When Your Loved One Shows Signs of Impaired Judgment

If poor decision-making is an issue, you can take steps to protect your family.

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