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Teenage caregiver helped father as he battled cancer

Earlier this year I had the honor of meeting Kyllian – a young New Jerseyan who as a teenager was a caregiver for her father.

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What needs to be done to monitor pills for elderly

Open the medicine cabinet of a senior and you’re likely to find scores of pill bottles. Physicians are often unaware of all the medications a patient is taking.

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Fighting for family caregivers state by state

These unsung heroes give their hearts every day caring for older parents, spouses, and other loved ones – and it’s time we give them more help.

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New, quick dementia test can be done by family caregivers

A neuroscientist has developed a way for laypeople, such as family caregivers or friends, to determine if someone has dementia or not.

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Smith stands up for family caregivers while battling cancer

The CARE Act helps family caregivers when their loved one goes into the hospital and as they transition home.

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Are male family caregivers afraid to ask for help?

They are less likely to categorize themselves as carers so they don’t even think to go for support. They see themselves as doing what a husband or son would do.

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