Caregiving

An unknown caller on a smartphone.

How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved One from Covid-19 Scams

Knowing what to look for is your first line of defense against fraudsters who prey on the vulnerable.

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Tips to Help Caregivers Handle the Challenges of Covid-19

Making contingency plans and staying virtually connected with others can make it easier to navigate through this time.

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5 Tips for Caregiving for Loved Ones Through Video Chats

Physical distancing measures are preventing in person visits, but that doesn't mean you can't provide care. 

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Her Fears Made Her Angry at Her Husband of 60 Years

When her husband fell twice in six months, she should have been sympathetic. Why was she resentful instead?

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5 Tips for Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Ruth Drew of the Alzheimer’s Association shares advice, including how to build a support network and taking time for yourself.  

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The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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Joel and his grandma Barb

Her Autistic Son Taught Her to Live in the Present

During a visit to her mother-in-law with Alzheimer's, her son opened her eyes to God's many blessings.

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6 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Anger

Caring for a loved one can be difficult and frustrating at times. Here are some ways to productively deal with this difficult emotion.

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Actress Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown on Caring for Her Father with Alzheimer's

Even as the actress’s father’s dementia worsened, their relationship deepened

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Jeanette and her mother

Was She Up to the Challenge of Caring for Her Difficult Mother?

She ultimately gave up the guilt and accepted that her best was good enough.

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Luanne and husband Bob

A Caregiver's Well-Deserved Staycation

As the primary caregiver for her husband with Alzheimer's, she struggled to take time for herself. But a restorative sanctuary was just blocks away.

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A woman in her golden years using a laptop to video chat.

Honoring Your Mom on Mother’s Day Even if You Can’t Be Together

Discover how to work with your mother’s caregivers to make her day special

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