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Family caregivers

How Long-Distance Caregivers Can Handle The Job

Long pandemic lockdowns forced many older adults to become comfortable with video calls to stay connected with family. That in turn means that long-distance caregivers have a better way to see how their loved ones are faring.

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Financial, caregivers

Caregivers Shouldn’t Neglect their Own Needs

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services.

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What Are the Most Shocking Things about Adult Sons?

Wait. I’ve been a Mom almost 30 years? How did that happen? One moment my boys are sipping juice boxes. The next they’re playing Beer Pong in the basement.

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hospitals, nursing homes

Nursing Homes Report Deaths Up 32 Percent Amid Pandemic

Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32 percent last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart.

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financial, work, estate

Worry About The Right Thing With Estate Taxes

Death and taxes may be the only certainties in life, but death taxes are only a remote possibility for most people.

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Geriatrician Learns Emotional & Physical Toll Of Family Care

The loss of a husband. The death of a sister. Taking in an elderly mother with dementia. This has been a year like none other for Dr. Rebecca Elon, who has dedicated her professional life to helping older adults.

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