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6 Ways to Help Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s When Visits are Restricted

Even if social distancing is preventing you from visiting your loved ones in care facilities, there are still ways to show them you care.

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Unretiring: 5 Meaningful Job Options for Older Workers

Whatever your reason for heading back into the job force, you want it to make a difference.

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5 Ways to Determine Whether Your Parent Needs Caregiving Help

Knowing if it’s time for in-home care comes down to your loved one’s needs, as well as your own.

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Protecting Your Health as a Caregiver to a Loved One with Dementia

The demands of Alzheimer’s caregiving can be taxing on your health, so accepting help to get rest and relief is vital.

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The Importance of Forming New Friendships in Retirement

Friends can be even more necessary as we grow older, so what better time than retirement to add to your network?

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Her Stern Grandfather Turned Out to Be a 'Cool Dude'

She had once feared the ornery veteran, but their relationship transformed after she became his caregiver.

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8 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ to Someone with Advanced Alzheimer’s

Kristy Dewberry shares some simple tips that work for her when caring for her mother with Alzheimer's.

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Caregiving Brought Her Closer to Her Grandfather

When she was a child, her grandfather was a stern disciplinarian, used to having his way, but when their roles reversed and she became his caregiver, he revealed a softer, loving side.

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6 Tips for Caring for a Mistrustful Parent

How to keep paranoid loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia safe.

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6 Ways to Show Love to Those You Can't See Because of Social Distancing

If you are separated from those you love, follow these practical tips to stay connected 

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Alex Trebek’s Wife Opens Up About Caring for Him, Amid His Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

Jean Trebek discusses her caregiving experience, almost a year after her husband’s diagnosis.

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A Stranger's Words Comforted This Caregiver

She had felt guility after her father-in-law passed away. 

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9 Tips to Improve Communication with Someone Who Has Dementia

Patience and respect can make things easier on your loved one.

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'Just Mercy' Star Michael B. Jordan on How His Upbringing Shaped His Life

The actor opens up about his mother's lupus and what it took to play civil-rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson.

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