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The Downsizing Dilemma: “Nobody wants my stuff!”

Moving Boxes

If your elderly parent is thinking about moving to a senior living community sometime in the future, now’s the time to start figuring out what to do with the houseful of furniture artwork, china, crystal, jewelry and sentimental collections they won’t have space to take along. Maybe your loved one is assuming you’ll be happy to…

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Give Yourself A Break (Because Caregivers Need Vacation Too)

For most people, summertime means vacation time. It’s a chance to relax, unwind and leave the worries of work behind. But if you’re the caregiver for an elderly parent, the thought of making vacation plans may feel too overwhelming, too difficult to arrange, or too guilt-inducing. Give yourself a break! Caregiving is emotionally and physically draining.…

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Is It Time To Take The Car Keys?

It’s one of the toughest choices an adult child has to face: deciding that your aging parent should no longer be driving. Of course, age alone isn’t a reason to take away the car keys. Plenty of folks in their 80s and 90s still have their licenses and can drive safely (and statistically speaking, teens…

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Self-Care For The Caregiver

Many people find deep meaning in caring for an elderly family member, but it can be a demanding role to fill. The reality is that most caregivers, especially women, have a full slate of other responsibilities to juggle alongside caregiving. The challenge can get even harder with all the extra demands of the holiday season—as…

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Great Stress Relief Tips For Caregivers

Caregiving can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding jobs. By watching over your loved one, you are reinforcing the bond between the two of you and you are giving him or her something to look forward to each day. But as pleasing as it may be to lend a helping hand, you must…

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