Caregiving

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Ways to Approach Caregiving Decisions

When making choices for loved ones, it helps to reflect on their values, preferences and beliefs

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How to Use Mindfulness to Reduce Caregiver Stress

An attitude of heightened awareness and focused attention can have great benefits

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How Nourish is Helping Caregivers Struggling with Social Distancing

The nonprofit is supporting caregivers daily through their new virtual “house calls” program and other valuable resources.

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5 Tips for a Relaxing Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Dementia

Small gatherings with minimal stress are key to a successful celebration—whether you’re together or apart.

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5 Prayers for Caregivers During Times of Crisis

Use these prayers to refresh, refocus and avoid caregiver burnout during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day When You Miss Your Mom

Whether you’re separated physically, or by mental and emotional changes to your mom’s condition, this is a chance to connect.

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How to Recognize that You’ve Become a Caregiver

As your relationship with an older loved one changes, and your responsibilities grow, you may realize that you can’t do it all.

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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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Her Mother With Dementia Suddenly Realized She Was at Her Granddaughter's Wedding

Those suffering with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia sometimes experience a mysterious moment of lucidity.

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Financial Resources for In-Home Care

A variety of programs can help make it possible to bring a qualified caregiver into your home.

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Retirees Have a Wealth of Skills to Offer in Service to Others

Knowledge, expertise and wisdom build with age, and are important indicators of job success.

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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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