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Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs

Nearly 20 million Americans are unpaid, usually in-family caregivers for adults over 64.

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Parents

Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

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The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

They’ll promise Mom or Dad that they can stay at home through the end of their lives and never go to assisted living or a nursing home.

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Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core As Wife’s Caregiver

Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and emotionally, often beyond what they might have thought possible.

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How To Support People With Dementia

Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason.

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Caring For A Sick Spouse Shakes A Marriage To The Core

For a dozen years, Larry Bocchiere, 68, didn’t find it especially difficult to care for his wife, Deborah, who struggled with breathing problems.

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