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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 Of People With Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Family caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep.

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Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk Of Falls

Older adults worried about falling typically receive general advice: Take an exercise class. Get your vision checked. Stop taking medications for sleep. Install grab bars in the bathroom.

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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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Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas

For many people who care for aging parents, one solution is a safe, responsible nursing home.

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Family Caregivers Not Getting Formal Training

Many family caregivers spend several hours a day helping spouses, parents, partners and other loved ones.

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