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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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Almost nothing is more crucial in times of family crisis than having the family support system ready to act. more

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As a geriatric care manager, I am considered an expert in issues relating to the elderly.  However, my mother often takes the advice of friends and even strangers over mine. more

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Caregivers need all the help they can get. One of the most difficult barriers to helping a loved one is knowing the best approaches to addressing the issues that need to be addressed. more

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It is one thing to deal with Parkinson’s from a professional standpoint but separating the professional from personal life can be challenging. more

Jun 9, 2017 12:00 PM Articles

Too often, the decision to move into a family member’s home is made when a crisis develops or as a last resort. more

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The concept of building a care team is not new, yet many families and caregivers are unaware of its importance to their respective roles. more

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Joan, Steve and Ross are siblings who are dealing with the death of their mother.  Her death ended up leaving their father, Matt, living at home alone. The loss of their mother and the grieving they were going through left the family emotionally raw. more

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