She is standing at the kitchen sink ready for church: flowered skirt, knit top, matching blouse, stockings, comfortable shoes, makeup. It must have taken her a good three hours, but she is ready to go. more


As a wife, I had a suspicion that there was something awfully wrong with my husband. more


Caregiving in America is in great demand, from adult foster home owners offering familiar surroundings, to assisted living center staff patrolling hallways to answer assist request buzzers and lights. more


The choice to provide care at home marks an important change affecting the lives of both partners. more


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

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Parkinson's Caregiver

Iakov Filimonov

Caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s disease at home present an unpredictable course and caregivers must continually seek solutions and a positive direction for the care they provide. more


My husband Marty has to take a combination of eight different drugs seven times a day; this is in addition to routine vitamins. Each morning, I set them up in a pillbox so that there is no confusion about the schedule. more

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