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caregivers

Caregivers Face Increasing Challenges In Already Tough Job

Terri Van Zante left a full-time job making $12 per hour so she could take care of her mom.

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Alzheimer's, family, Alzheimer, Alzheimers

How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member

Mary Foss said she knew it was time to broach this sensitive topic with her husband Darrell when she noticed he was having difficulty doing the home improvement projects.

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sleep, dementia

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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Marriages, marriage, spouse

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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Caregiver Burnout: Ways You Can Avoid It

The responsibility of being a caregiver for a loved one is admirable and gratifying. But its demands can take their toll and lead to burnout.

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Falls

Falls Are Common At Home In Well-Lit Rooms

Falls are a leading cause of disability and diminished quality of life among older adults, but much of the research to date on the underlying causes of these incidents has relied on medical records that don’t illuminate exactly what led to the accident.

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