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Caroline H. Sheppard shares her story with lessons learned and how she was called to oversee the care of five different family members over a fifteen year period from afar. more

Oct 17, 2017 11:31 AM Book Club

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. more

Sep 21, 2017 10:06 AM Articles

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. more

Sep 21, 2017 8:38 AM Articles

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. more

Aug 4, 2017 1:20 PM Book Club

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. 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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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. 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. 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 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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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. more

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For aging adults going from inactivity to activity, flexibility training may offer a good start towards a healthy lifestyle. more

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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

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