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Aging Parents

Caring for an elderly person can sometimes be demanding to the point of taking us to the breaking point. more

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My mother, who moved from her longtime hometown about 200 miles away and into an assisted living, needed to be closer to me. more

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They were called to be caregivers yet found themselves facing this role with great apprehension and mixed emotions as they considered stepping back into their parents’ lives. more

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As our parents become elderly and infirm, the parent-child relationship is often reversed.  Our parents are no longer taking care of us, and now it’s our turn to take care of them. more

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Alzheimer’s disease came into my life in January of 2001, and at the time, it seemed like the lesser of two evils. more

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She was “Midwest born” and raised, and never felt quite at home in this upscale town, saturated with sleek German cars and Botox. more

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We know all about our loved ones we care for, but how can we help their other caregivers know them in a similar way? more

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A family meeting to discuss how to best handle a loved one’s declining health has the potential to build bridges or create divisions among family members. more

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“Doctor, are you sure?” I questioned.“We’re never sure, but all indications point to Alzheimer’s as your mom’s diagnosis. more

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There are many stresses and strains in the relationship between adult children and their aging parents, but one of the greatest of these stresses is the daily responsibility of caregiving. more

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If you don’t live near your aging parents, holiday visits are a great time to observe your parents’ behaviors and physical capabilities to see if they need more help performing daily activities. more

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In light of increased scrutiny and legislation concerning older drivers, caregivers and aging patients are both starting to wonder when to continue driving, more

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If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you should be concerned about your loved one’s driving skills. It might be time to ask whether it’s time they retire the keys. more

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Get hundreds of effective and easy to implement ideas from healthcare professionals and countless family caregivers. more

May 25, 2017 8:54 AM Book Club

An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia more

May 25, 2017 8:33 AM Book Club

The Caregiver's Companion

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Everything you need to know to ensure that your elderly loved one is being properly cared for. more

May 24, 2017 2:12 PM Book Club

The Caregiving Trap combines the authentic life and professional experience of Pamela D. Wilson, who provides recommendations for overwhelmed and frustrated caregivers who themselves may one day need care. more

May 24, 2017 2:02 PM Book Club

Purses & Shoes For Sale is about the author's journey as a caregiver to her elderly parents in the twilight of their lives. Packed with suggestions on how to deal with issues encountered by adult children of the elderly. more

May 24, 2017 10:21 AM Book Club

You Don't have to Kill Yourself to Keep Them Alive more

May 24, 2017 10:11 AM Book Club

Role Reversal is a comprehensive guide for the 45 million people currently taking care of family members who need assistance because of health-related problems. more

May 24, 2017 9:17 AM Book Club