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This week we begin to celebrate Passover and Easter, don our new holiday garb, and do everything for the young ones from hiding the matzah to holding Easter egg rolls, believe it or not, summer is also just around the corner. Read more

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There is nothing like being immersed in today’s healthcare system to bring out the ‘mudgeon in me. Like the comic character, The Hulk, just when I work hardest to keep my curmudgeon-ship at bay, something triggers and big-time. Read more

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With the advent of technology, we caregivers have found so many new and vital tools to help us as we take on the role of being CEO of our Loved Ones Care Inc. Read more

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According to the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, there are two definitions for the word cur•mudg•eon. Read more

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One of the greatest challenges new family caregivers face is that our preparation to join our loved ones care team is traditionally started with a middle of the night emergency phone call. Read more

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Regular readers of Today’s Caregiver magazine and caregiver.com have heard me discuss the concept of "malinformation" over the past 24 years. Malinformation occurs... Read 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 brought my 91-year-old grandfather in just a few hours earlier. The next few words spoken by the social worker immediately jerked me back... Read more

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At a recent Fearless Caregiver Conference, we started the day by asking what questions are most important to our caregiving attendees. A lovely retired teacher came up to the whiteboard and wrote down... Read more

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When we created Today’s Caregiver magazine , there were very few voices in the wilderness talking about the issue of family caregiving. There are now (thankfully) a significant amount of people talking and writing about caregivers and caregiving, Read more

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As far as I am concerned, there are two sets of three little words that every family caregiver needs to have at their disposal and use as frequently as possible. Read more

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Last week, many caregivers responded to my column entitled (CPR), detailing my deeply held belief that each caregiver needs to be respected as the CEO of our Loved One’s Care, Inc. Read more

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I have a confession to make. I am actually quite addicted to books by business gurus, you know the type, “Swim with sharks without ripping your pajamas, Learn to Better Yourself : in every way in 200 pages, or The Greatest Business Advice: Read more

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I had lunch recently (see, they do let me out of the office for reasons other than events, every once and a while) with an extremely interesting new friend who is a member of the clergy. Read more

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I need to apologize to the 100,000 plus folks who have joined us over the past 20 years at 225 Fearless Caregivers around the country. Read more

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I live in Broward County, Florida. Best known for the white sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale. For the past 40 years, my community has been blessed with a true senior advocate... Read more

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As the calendar turns to twenty-nineteen Let’s peer ahead to what can be seen Let’s start with at least a smile a day Which is as good as an apple to keep You-Know-Who away Read more

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For this holiday season, I have been wracking my brain for a special gift that I can send to each and every family caregiver. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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

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