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At a recent caregiving conference where I was serving as keynote speaker, a member of an expert question and answer panel which was about to commence approached me with a worried look on her face. more

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About ten years ago, we were joined by the late and truly great Ms. Della Reese at some of our Fearless Caregiver Conferences. more

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I stood in the hospital emergency room with my mother, the ER doctor and the social worker. My mother and I had just brought my 91-year-old grandfather in a few hours earlier. more

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I received a call recently from a dear friend and a true Fearless Caregiver. She wanted to meet for coffee as soon as possible. more

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Speak up when we complain about how hard it is for Mom to hear; after years at the disco, no sound is too clear. more

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Three score and two years ago Due to the potential fire hazard, the fire department has refused a permit for my birthday cake today. more

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about - Driving. I know that mobility has many meanings to family caregivers, wheelchairs and walkers first come to mind. more

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

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As we round the bend towards the end of our First Annual Fall Prevention February, I am pleased by the responses we have received on the initiative. more

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Welcome to the halfway point in our annual Fall Prevention February (well, except on leap year, but that’s another story.) There is never a better time to talk about fall prevention and detection than the present. more

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With a busy 2018 Fearless Caregiver Conference schedule in full swing, I am very much looking forward to visiting with the caregivers who will be in attendance. It is always an extra special joy to share the day with the grandparent caregivers more

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We are celebrating sixteen years of honoring inventors, designers, tinkerers, writers, creators and companies who are working tirelessly on behalf of family caregivers with a call for entries to th more

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A growing concern for family caregivers is the possibility of a loved one’s accidental overdose. This is an issue I hear about with alarming frequency as we travel the country on our Fearless Caregiver Conference tour. more

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With a busy 2018 Fearless Caregiver Conference schedule in full swing, I am very much looking forward to visiting with the caregivers who will be in attendance. It is always an extra special joy to share the day with the grandparent caregivers more

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When my Dad became ill and his strength waned to the point he could no longer easily play with his four year old granddaughter, his greatest concern was that she would only remember him as a frail and infirmed man more

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Wishing for kinder and gentler days Wishing for understanding of our caregiver ways Wishing for support to arrive at our doors Wishing for respect for our caregiving chores Wishing for caregivers to not be neglected more

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As we say goodbye to the joys and the challenges of 2017, I would like to share with you a few things I have learned and in which I truly believe: more

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This holiday season can also be a time to be a loving (but slightly nosey) detective. If you are traveling to visit your loved ones who may be in need of care, the holidays afford an ideal time to assess any changes in their health and well-being. more

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This holiday season can also be a time to be a loving (but slightly nosey) detective. If you are traveling to visit your loved ones who may be in need of care, the holidays afford an ideal time to assess any changes in their health and well-being. more

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Believe it or not we have just entered the holiday zone and these joyous season preparations can be somewhat (or much) more complicated once we become caregivers. more

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