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From the Editor's Pen

  • The Boomer's Lament

    Speak up when we complain about how hard it is for Mom to hear; after years at the disco, no sound is too clear. more

  • The Caregiver Test

    I share this letter from a reader because it highlights an issue about which I am quite serious. There are NO textbook perfect caregivers or caregiving situations. more

  • A Pleasant Surprise

    I received a call this week from a gentleman from Philadelphia. I remember him from a previous phone call a few years ago. He is a dedicated caregiver for his wife who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. more

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  • A Loving Ode to Sneaky Wisdom

    As we travel the nation talking with our fellow family caregivers, our hope is to help bring the best answers, support and advice to light. more

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  • For the Sake of Mary

    On a recent cross-country flight, I sat next to a doctor who was returning from his niece's funeral. He told me he had been worried about his sister's mental health... more

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  • Game on, Fraudsters. Game on

    Between phishing and Social Security scams, telemarketing fraudsters, and even sweepstake lottery scams, protecting our loved ones financial security is an ongoing battle. more

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  • CEO of Caring

    I have been talking about family caregivers being the CEO of Caring for My Loved One, Inc., since late last century in Today’s Caregiver magazine, on caregiver.com and at the Fearless Caregiver Conferences. more

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  • 725,846,400 seconds later

    Twenty three years ago yesterday on a rainy Fourth of July weekend, I drove a rental truck to a local magazine printer's warehouse to pick up copies of the first issue of Today more

  • A Caregiver Vodcast, At Long Last

    Earlier this month I had the honor of speaking at the annual Focus on Caregiving Conference hosted by Mount Sinai Hospital’s Wein Center on Miami Beach. more

  • A Seat at the Table

    Earlier this month I had the honor of speaking at the annual Focus on Caregiving Conference hosted by Mount Sinai Hospital’s Wein Center on Miami Beach. more

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