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Peace is an Achievable Goal!

Dr. James D. Huysman | Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Helping caregivers find peace this holiday season….

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Everything You Want To Know About Caregiving

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

What are the most important conversations to have with a parent or loved one while they are still healthy? I recently spoke with Aging Today about the importance of havi...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Huff Post: 6 Ways Siblings Can Pull Together For Mom And Dad

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, November 12, 2014

“I have only two regrets in life,” Lunden said. “One of them is that I never did what I’m saying right now…."

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Aging and Driving

Dr. Dale Atkins | Thursday, September 25, 2014

There might come a time when you will have to reevaluate a loved ones capabilities to drive an automobile. Dr. Dale Atkins shares some ways of tell whether or not it migh...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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This is NOT Your Mother’s Caregiving

Dr. Cheryl Woodson | Thursday, August 28, 2014

Many of us compare our caregiving to the way our mothers cared for our grandmothers, which might lead us to believe that we aren’t doing a good enough job caring for our ...

Originally posted in: Caregiving

7 Hot Weather Safety Tips for the Elderly

A Place For Mom | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

When the temperatures reach 90 degrees F, family and caregivers should make an extra effort to check on loved ones who are 65 years old or older. Generally, people adapt ...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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How to Help an Elderly Loved One with Spring Cleaning

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Spring is in the air and that means that it's time for some Spring Cleaning!

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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10 Habits of Exceptionally Happy Caregivers

Joan Lunden | Sunday, January 26, 2014

This is a great blog from our friends at A Place For Mom. If you are a caregiver or you know of someone who is a caregiver, you should read this, share this, pass this al...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Tis the Visit Senior Living Communities

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The holidays are upon us and family is arriving from near and far. During your holiday stay be observant as to how your loved ones are living.

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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My Remarks on Caring for an Aging Parent at the AARP & Washington Post Live Summit

Joan Lunden | Thursday, November 14, 2013

This week I had the pleasure of being a part of Washington Post Live and AARP's Caregiving in America Summit. The program included panels on: The emotional and financia...

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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