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caregivers

Family Caregivers, Routinely Left Off Vaccine Lists

Robin Davidson entered the lobby of Houston Methodist Hospital, where her 89-year-old father, Joe, was being treated for a flare-up of congestive heart failure.

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nursing homes, vaccine

Nursing Homes: Vaccine Pitch To Residents Challenging

Imagine this: Your elderly mother, who has dementia, is in a nursing home and COVID-19 vaccines are due to arrive in a week or two.

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Behind COVID Deaths: A Name, A Family, A Story

More than 300,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. It is the latest sign of a generational tragedy that leaves in its wake an expanse of grief that cannot be captured in a string of statistics.

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COVID-19, home health

Home Health Care: Engaging Family Caregivers

After Jo-Ana Chase heard her mother had successful heart surgery, she was relieved when her mom was finally discharged from the hospital and sent home to be cared for by her brother.

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Family

COVID Makes It Tough For Grandparents To See Family

It had been more than 10 months since we’d seen our younger son Andrew and his family in person, an unusually long time for us. So why did pondering whether to visit now seem like such a life or death decision?

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Gifts: New & Unusual Pandemic-Proof Game Ideas

The pandemic has proven there’s no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available. 

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