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Mindy New Year

Caregivers: Why You Should Make Happiness a Priority

We are a generation of caregivers. We support our children often longer than we were supported.

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Caregivers Draw Support by Mapping Their Relationships

Every time Jacque Pearson tried to devise a plan to move her 81-year-old dad, who has Alzheimer’s, from his home in Boise, Idaho, to hers in Denver, she felt stuck.

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Laurie with her father

How Do You Become a Really Good Daughter?

I pick up the electric shaver. “I don’t want to hurt you,” I say to my Dad. I’ve never shaved a man before.

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What Is Telehealth and How Does It Help Family Caregivers?

I was a long-distance caregiver for my Mom and Pop for more than 15 years. I remember calling home to learn how Mom’s doctor’s visit went.

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Family caregivers need support from hospital to home

Each day, 40 million family caregivers help older parents, spouses, children with disabilities and other loved ones live independently at home.

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Key to good caregiving: A healthy, stress-free caregiver

A staggering 59 percent of family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias rate their emotional stress as high or very high, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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