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What To Do If Your Parents Need Financial Help

Most parents in the U.S. provide some sort of financial support to their adult children, multiple surveys have found. But often, financial aid goes the other way.

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Holiday Tips For Caregivers Of Loved Ones With Dementia

Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays, but visits can be a joyous time with adjusted expectations and careful planning.

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In Sickness & Health: How Couples Face Chronic Conditions

A new study suggests that as married couples age and develop chronic conditions, the daily demands of coping with their own health demands and those of their spouse may take a mental toll.  

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Signs Your Aging Parents May Need More Help At Home

When aging parents struggle with basic tasks such as self-care, transportation or household chores, they don’t always talk about it.

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Caregivers: Happiness Training May Ease Anxiety

Much has been written about the stresses and emotional demands of caring for family members with dementia, and a new study suggests that some of this burden can be offset by training.

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The Joys of Having My Mom Live with Us

I love having her here. I haven’t lived with my mom in 40 years. At first we were out of practice, but now it feels like we picked right up where we left off in 1978.

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