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You have been loyal to your outdoor exercise program for months; walking, even when your muscles ached or biking, even when your arthritis acted up. more

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Some people are able to continue driving in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, but it requires ongoing evaluation to ensure safety. more

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Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: more

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Suggestions When Feeding Your Elderly Loved Ones more

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Men account for almost 40% of the caregiver population. Here are seven emotional and physical tips for male caregivers. more

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You will no doubt have many questions to ponder as you decide upon the prospects of leaving a loved one in the early stages of dementia home alone more

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The formal diagnosis of ovarian cancer was confirmed after seven hours of surgery at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. more

Jun 15, 2017 2:00 AM Articles 1 Comments

A growing concern for family caregivers is the possibility of a loved one’s accidental overdose. This is an issue I hear about with alarming frequency as we travel the country on our Fearless Caregiver Conference tour. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:28 PM Editor's Pen

A symptom such as incontinence truly requires a caregiver’s patience and loving heart. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:00 AM Articles

Every summer, thousands of Americans suffer from heat stroke, heat exhaustion and dehydration. more

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As hurricane season begins, it is a good idea to prepare your home with essentials such as extra water bottles, flash lights and non-perishable foods. more

Jun 12, 2017 10:00 AM Articles

Traveling long distances with a person in the early stage of dementia may still be quite enjoyable. As dementia advances, however, traveling becomes unpredictable as the person becomes more confusing. more

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I decided to write this article to provide some tips to the wonderful people who are caring for caregivers. more

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Many companies are popping up around the country, offering practical assistance to long-distance caregivers and compassion to the loved ones needing to change location. more

May 31, 2017 11:24 AM Articles

If someone you love will be undergoing major surgery, it might be helpful to have your own survival kit. more

May 31, 2017 10:59 AM Articles

You can find respite from your caregiving in the simplest things. more

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Because caregiving is such a universal task, faced by nearly all of us at one time or another, I hope you find these strategies helpful. more

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Change is an expected part of our daily lives today. Dealing with it so that YOU control IT rather than vice versa is an important and positive force in controlling your life. more

May 29, 2017 5:36 PM Articles

Traveling when you’re caring for someone in a wheelchair requires a little more preparation and planning than you may be used to, but the extra effort doesn’t mean you should shy away from it. more

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Summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults and people with chronic medical conditions. more

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