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Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

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Support Circle: Family Caregivers Share Stories And Tips To Ease Alzheimer’s Toll

Vicki Bartholomew started a support group for wives who are caring for a husband with Alzheimer’s disease because she needed that sort of group herself.

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Family Caregivers: New Services, Technologies Help With Aging At Home

There is nothing quite as devastating for many older people as having to leave the comfort of home because of poor health or limited mobility.

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Chronic Disease Care: Why Family Caregivers Feel Left Out

People with diabetes, heart failure and other chronic diseases often live independent lives, without traditional family caregivers.

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Caregivers Draw Support by Mapping Their Relationships

Every time Jacque Pearson tried to devise a plan to move her 81-year-old dad, who has Alzheimer’s, from his home in Boise, Idaho, to hers in Denver, she felt stuck.

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Caring For A Loved One? Care For Yourself, Too

A 2015 report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Alliance for Caregiving found that roughly 43.5 million adults in the United States had provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the prior year.

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