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Poll: Pets Help Us Cope With Health and Emotional Issues

A curled-up cat, a tail-wagging dog, a chirping parakeet or even a serene goldfish may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.

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Many Caregivers Neglecting Their Own Health

Most caregivers go to medical appointments with the seniors they care for, yet the poll found they’re less likely to get information about self-care, support programs or other services

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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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