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Signs your aging parents may require additional care and support.
Waking in the night is common, but it can signal a health problem.
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
When you don’t look sick, how can you get others to take your symptoms seriously?
Are feelings of shame or fear preventing you from getting the treatment and support you need?
Suggestions for adjusting to a new routine or new surroundings after a disaster.
Being in nature can boost health. Here are day trips to parks and gardens within 2 hours of NYC
Have a plan of action to review with your employer about caregiving.
When your spouse can no longer do a chore that’s beyond your abilities, what are your options?
Caregiving for your in-laws presents unique challenges.
Are you caring for someone who no longer recognizes you?
Use these tips when discussing care and financial matters with aging parents.
Keep your loved one safe by ensuring they are taking their medication correctly.
Simple solutions to keep your parents safe from slips and falls in the bathroom.
Strong Foundations combines nursing care and physical therapy to help prevent falls.
Find out how to identify and prevent the most common infection in older adults.
Maintain memory with foods that are in season in autumn.
Is organic food worth the higher cost? Find out what experts say.
Ask these 5 questions before your loved one leaves the hospital.
Create a folder with this vital information to simplify caregiving.
Learn these terms to help navigate the world of home health care.
These four tips will ease the transition when your parents move in with you.
Professional home health care can help when your loved one's condition becomes overwhelming
If your doctor orders home health care, here's what you need to know for your first visit.
End-of-life care can provide medical, psychological and spiritual support.
Which type of health insurance plan is right for you?
Be an advocate for your loved ones to help them manage their medical care.
What to expect when recovering from joint replacement surgery.
These 8 smartphone apps can help caregivers stay organized.
Tips for handling caregiving tasks that make you feel squeamish
Keep track of your medications and take them safely.
Grief can be a prolonged process if a loved one has a progressive illness.
5 steps every caregiver needs to take before disaster strikes.
Four questions to ask the doctor at every medical appointment.
How to make it easier for a parent or spouse living with COPD.
The warning signs of elder abuse, and what to do if you suspect a loved one is in danger.
Follow these steps when you go online for medical information.
Tips for dealing with a parent's erratic behavior
How well do you manage stress? The secret may be linked to how well you think you’ll manage it.
Find out the 5 key steps caregivers can take to avoid burnout.
Are you prepared for the emotional demands of stay-at-home caregiving?
Find lasting benefits and emotional rewards in caregiving.
Adopt healthier strategies to cope with the stress from caregiving.
What's your caregiving style? Take this quiz to find out.
Social media sites can provide caregivers with support and information.
Try these tips to manage stress and anxiety.
5 ideas to help balance career and caregiving.
Meeting goals isn’t always about willpower. Make yours achievable with these 3 steps.
As an only child, you're faced with different challenges as a caregiver.
It's the conversation no one wants to have. Here are 4 ways to make it easier.
How and when to discuss a diagnosis with work, family, and friends.
Don't let distance or misunderstandings prevent siblings from helping.
When a stepparent oversees your parent's care, you may not agree with all decisions.
Are family disagreements threatening your parent's care?
Tips on how to assess and fulfill your aging parents’ needs.
4 tips to keep the peace when siblings visit from out of town
How do you stay merry and bright when the holiday season has you stressed out and overwhelmed?
When a parent needs help but doesn't want anyone to know
Are your medications increasing your risk for sunburn or heatstroke?
Older adults without family need to take these 4 steps to ensure a safe, secure, and healthy future.
Is eating a challenge? 4 possible causes and ways to cure them.
Find a balance between your loved one's needs and your worries.
Can exercise reduce arthritis pain? Find out if it may help you.
Tips and videos to help make your home safer and prevent accidents.
Following these precautions can keep you and your loved ones safe at home and out and about.
Check out these tips for home safety in the winter months.
Follow these tips to stay safe and healthy when the weather is hot.
Ensuring your home is safe and inviting can help with recovery.
5 steps that can help you avoid injury and stick with an exercise program.
Activities to keep the mind sharp and stimulate the brain.
Pets have a positive effect on the mental and physical health of their owners.
Over-the-counter and prescription pain medications have specific advantages—as well as risks.
Calcium plays an important role in building strong bones, and provides other health benefits.
Some common medications have significant risks, especially for older adults.
What caregivers need to know about the 4 most recommended vaccines for older adults.
The right snacks can help you beat stress—and may help to boost mood.
Experts agree: This is the best diet for improving your health.
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer.
Consider these items to help your loved one's mobility and bathroom use.
How to manage chronic symptoms and tips for talking to your doctor.
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with asthma.
7 legal terms that can help you protect your loved ones
What to expect when you or a loved one is recovering from a stroke.
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with heart disease.
Use these tips to make the most of your and your loved one's medical appointments.
Discuss your parents' financial health with them before problems arise.
Easy ways you can take care of yourself so you can take care of your loved ones.
3 key steps for keeping your elderly loved ones safe during an emergency.
Focus on what you can do to stay positive but realistic about aging.
Sundowning is one of the most challenging situations caregivers face. These 5 tips can help.
How do you tell whether cognitive changes are normal or need attention?
Connect with your loved one when he or she is unable to communicate easily.
5 tips for making the most of your next medical appointment
Tips for caregivers helping a parent with shopping, paying bills, and more.
Innovative technology that makes caregiving easier.
Parenting a child with a chronic condition means added stress for everyone.
Discussing end-of-life care is never easy, but these tips can help.
How to maintain productivity at work while managing caregiving duties.
This effective tool can help to relieve caregiver stress.
Help yourself and your loved one by carving out personal time.
Before you quit work for caregiving, consider the financial ramifications.
Isolation and loneliness aren’t the same thing. Find out the difference and the risks of each.
Are you facing discrimination at work because of caregiving responsibilities?
Are your caregiving duties causing tension with colleagues at work?
Emotional or practical excuses caregivers use to avoid asking for help.
All caregivers face stress, but some seem to thrive. What are their secrets?
As a caregiver, your health and fitness are important.
Are caregiving duties affecting your marriage? Here are five tips to avoid feelings of resentment.
As your life partner declines, how do you cope with the changes?
Are you caring for a demanding person? These strategies can help you cope.
These 3 steps can help you deliver better care without getting overwhelmed.
If your parent will be moving in with you, here are tips to ease the transition.
How to ease the tension after a parent moves in.
When your kids ask difficult questions about illness, how much should you tell them?
For some caregivers, the holidays are a painful reminder of happier times.
The holidays provide the perfect opportunity to collect family histories.
Prevent dangerous trips and falls with these 7 tips.
Vitamin D can boost bone health and protect older adults from osteoporosis.
True or False: You should take aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke.
If your loved one refuses to use an assistive device, try these tips to overcome resistance.
Diseases and medications may increase the risk of falling. Here's how you can avoid injury.
Solutions to 5 challenges of caring for a loved one who lives in an apartment.
Navigating a city in winter can be dangerous for older pedestrians. Here's how to stay safe.
4 tips to avoiding falls, preventing injury and staying safe in icy winter weather
9 planning tips for caregivers taking seniors on vacation.
6 ways to tempt homebound seniors outside.
Recognize these symptoms of depression in your loved one.
Reduce the number and severity of asthma attacks with these tips.
An optimistic outlook can give you the tools you need to cope with chronic illness.
Improving your loved one's surroundings can improve their ability recover.
Avoid infections and stomach bugs with these 5 tips.
Artificial Light and Depression: Are You at Risk?
How healthy is your diet? These 4 steps can help you make smart food choices.
A good night’s sleep may be the key to good health and fighting off infection.
6 solutions to managing pain without medicine
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