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I've had many conversations recently about what it takes to become a "successful caregiver." Read more

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Being a long-distance caregiver is incredibly stressful and frustrating. It’s difficult locating and vetting caregivers from a distance and the National Institute on Aging says there are approximately 7 million people in the United States trying to c Read more

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My mother, an 86-year-old widow, lives alone in a small town in the farming country of central Kansas. Read more

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There are many family situations today where you can find three, four or even five generations living under one roof. Read more

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I am one among millions of statistically likely only-child caregivers working on my own to provide care within the caregiving community. Read 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. Read more

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More than one quarter of the adult population (26.6%) has provided care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend during the past year. Read more

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Whether it’s a parent, step-parent, grandparent, sibling or non-relative, children also take on the role of caregivers, Read more

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Inevitable as the progression of the disease itself, hospitalization will happen to a person with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Read more

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  • Caring for the Paralyzed

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