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A clutter Free Home May Not Help People With Dementia

A clutter free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks — according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.

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How To Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers During The Holidays

More than 16 million family members and friends are serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers in the U.S. As families approach the holiday season, there are easy ways to support caregivers that can ease the burden of caregiving.

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Visiting Older Relatives For The Holidays? Help Spot & Fix Falling Risks

A lot of families have plans for big holiday gatherings this year, bringing the generations together especially now that children over age 5 can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and all adults can get a booster dose to give them additional protection.

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Monitoring Technology Helps Family Caregivers Manage Elderly With Cognitive Decline

In the middle of a rainy Michigan night, 88-year-old Dian Wurdock walked out the front door of her son’s home in Grand Rapids, barefoot and coatless. Her destination was unknown even to herself.

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How To Talk Money With Your Parents This Holiday

Holiday gatherings may present an opportunity to talk to your parents about important money issues, such as estate planning or long-term care.

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The Toughest Lessons Of Motherhood

As a young mom, I assumed everyone was kidding when they said, “Wait till your kids get older. It only gets harder.” But if I allowed myself to think about it, I panicked.

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