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Caregivers are stretched to the max during the majority of the year, but during the holiday season, this stress can take on an entirely different meaning. Read more

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With AAA projecting nearly 43 million Americans to travel this Memorial Day weekend, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing important tips to families traveling with someone living with dementia. Read more

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Wondering how to make Mother's Day special for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's? Read more

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Two weeks ago, I wrote the article, The Caregiver Curmudgeon: Physicians Etiquette Edition about the challenges we face ensuring the healthcare system treats our loved ones with the respect they deserve. Read more

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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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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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1 Keep records of all medications and reactions: make notes about what works, what doesn’t and when you informed the physician of any problems. 2 Keep records of all doctor appointments: the reason for the visit, the doctor’s responses to our concern 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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Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed sometimes by the bustle of the holiday season? Add to that the responsibility of caring for a frail elderly loved one, and burnout is simply a concept waiting to become reality. Read more

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Your loved one has entered a new phase of life, one that can prove difficult for gift buyers. 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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Holidays and special occasions can bring out the best and the worst in us. The prospect of wonderful, happy times abound, filling us with somewhat unrealistic hopes for our relationships. Read more

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Nourishing Holidays

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Ah, “‘Tis the season….” But for many of us, it is another day of the same old thing, or, maybe worse, it is a time when there are even more expectations and responsibilities placed upon us than we usually face. 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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Before the ball drops in Times Square, promise yourself this year will be the year you become your own best caregiver. Resolve to do what thousands of others need to do – make time for yourself Read 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: Read more

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A hedge row stitches suede sky to prairie patches. I brake for a weathered truck and read the “eat beef” bumper sticker. My pulse slows as Public Radio plays Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring. Read more

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Many of us live far away from our families. The holidays are times when we reconnect with our loved ones. Holidays are an opportunity to take an objective look at how the seniors in our families are coping. Read more

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With all of the advances in medical science and research, the origins and cures for several childhood disorders, such as autism, still continue to elude the medical detectives. Read more

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