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Contemplative Caregiving is an indispensable guide for end-of-life caregivers and for anyone seeking to transform experiences of caregiving and grief. Read more

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Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Use these tips to choose foods for better health at any stage of life. Read more

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I recently had to assist my 78 and 82 year old aunt and uncle, respectively, who were dealing with some pretty typical issues – fear of losing independence, an awkward reliance on family members and their changing status in their own community. Read more

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Miss Kitty, How the West was Won, John Wayne, Rawhide OVER and OVER and OVER again! POW! POW! BANG! BANG! Read more

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While exercise is often touted as a fountain of youth, it often gets harder to do as you get older.Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians are doctors who restore and maintain function lost due to injury, ill Read more

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Being Independent and aging is not an easy task. With aging, the health and independence of our parents take a back seat. And they seem to become increasingly dependent on others for their daily tasks. Read more

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Your Brain's History is NOT Your Destiny, – find answers in Dr. Amen’s Memory Rescue. Whether memory loss is genetic or you’re experiencing memory issues, this book offers answers. Read more

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When a family is affected by disability, everyone’s life changes. Real Families, Real Needs addresses caregivers and each member of the family based on their unique needs. Read more

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The groundbreaking new book, Brain Rules for Aging Well by Dr. John Medina, reveals scientific insights into the aging brain—and the prescription for aging well—in his engaging signature style. Read more

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While They’re Still Here is a poignant story about a family that heals old wounds as they guide each other through the most vulnerable chapter of their lives in caregiving. Read more

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Falls are not an inevitable consequence of aging, but they do occur more often among older adults because risk factors for falls are usually associated with health and aging conditions. Read more

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As we age, our bodies become sensitive to cold temperatures. This is because of a decrease in the metabolic rate. Our aging bodies are not capable of generating enough heat to help maintain the normal temperature of 98.6 degree. Read more

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Unflinchingly honest, surprisingly funny letters written by a caregiver during the six-plus years she cared for her husband following his debilitating stroke. An inspiring true story of faith, courage, and humor. Read more

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I know the difficulties of growing older and living with one or more chronic conditions because I helped my parents. Mom and dad had four children to rely on for personal care and other activities of daily living. My sister and I do not. Read 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. Read more

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I’ve learned many things since I began taking care of my 85-year-old grandmother three years ago. I’ve learned many things since I began taking care of my 85-year-old grandmother three years ago. Read more

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Caregiving itself is an art. Many today are part of the Sandwich Generation who find themselves caring for both young children and teenagers as well as aging parents. Read more

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Aging is a process that brings many changes. Vision loss and blindness, however, do not have to be one of them Read 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, Read more

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As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, many are learning that the simple everyday activities they once took for granted, such as getting into their own bathrooms, have become more challenging. Read more

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