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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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I would like to share with you a few things I have learned and in which I truly believe: I believe that there is a true stream of Good Guys around your town and around the nation dedicated to supporting the work of family caregivers. more

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As we rapidly careen towards the 2018 holiday season, (“you must be kidding, Thanksgiving’s next week?”) more

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This month we celebrate Veterans Day in these United States. more

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This week we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Fearless Caregiver conference ever hosted, which was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. more

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Start making your list of those people you know you can count on to pitch in and support your respite program this fall. more

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In politics, an October Surprise refers to some planned or unforeseen event that occurs too close to election day for the candidate who would be negatively affected by such a surprise to un-do the damage to his or her vote count. more

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Allow me to share my favorite things with my favorite people: more

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I saw a video on YouTube recently that reminded me of a senseless tragedy which took place nine years ago this past Sunday on a dark roadway in northern Minnesota. more

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In the midst of yet another hotly contested political season in a severely divided country, it is probably a good thing to stop for a moment and remember one of those few truly terrible days... more

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My September 11, 2001 Column more

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This week’s discussion of Fearless Caregiver Manifesto Principle Five dovetails perfectly with a conversation we had at a recent Fearless Caregiver Conference. more

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Recently I spent the day with three thousand newly minted Americans, relearning the power of what we so easily take for granted - our citizenship. more

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Like preparing for family caregiving, preparing for hurricane season does not always follow a specified route. more

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I share this letter from a reader because it highlights an issue about which I am quite serious. There are NO textbook perfect caregivers or caregiving situations. more

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I received a call this week from a gentleman from Philadelphia. I remember him from a previous phone call a few years ago. He is a dedicated caregiver for his wife who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. more

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As we travel the nation talking with our fellow family caregivers, our hope is to help bring the best answers, support and advice to light. more

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On a recent cross-country flight, I sat next to a doctor who was returning from his niece's funeral. He told me he had been worried about his sister's mental health... more

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Between phishing and Social Security scams, telemarketing fraudsters, and even sweepstake lottery scams, protecting our loved ones financial security is an ongoing battle. more

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I have been talking about family caregivers being the CEO of Caring for My Loved One, Inc., since late last century in Today’s Caregiver magazine, on caregiver.com and at the Fearless Caregiver Conferences. more

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