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How to choose adult day care for loved one

By Micha Shalev No matter how efficiently and effortlessly you have adapted your life to the role of caregiver, eventually you are going to need a break. Occasional breaks are essential for your emotional well-being and for your relationships with your family, friends and the person for who you are caring. Taking an occasional break […]

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Think outside the box when it comes to parent care

By Angela Rocheleau Families plan for vacations and life events, but somehow they postpone the most important plan, care for an elderly loved one during the summer months. There are two phrases we use in our advice to these families: Think outside the box and also substitute guilt feelings with eyes and ears. Here are […]

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Why should you pay more for cremation?

There are two reasons why you are willing to pay more for something.

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Hospice care offers a true gift of love

There is no greater love a person can share than giving the gift of care during a time of great need.

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Make an educated choice: Home agency or private caregiver

By Jeannette Sheehan Are you at home and not able to do it all anymore? There are options for you to get assistance and remain at home. We all know most prefer to live at home. These familiar surroundings provide comfort, security and stability. Not only do people recover more quickly at home, there is […]

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Do adult children worry too much about elderly parents?

I am in my late 70s and my daughter is terrific about taking care of me and her father, who is in his early 80s and not in the best of health. I love my daughter, but sometimes we feel more like her children than her parents.

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