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Opinion - Caregiving: Not just a personal issue but also a legislative one

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Right now, about 40 million Americans, like you and me, are assisting older parents, spouses, partners, children with disabilities, other family members and friends, helping them remain in their own h…
December 10, 2015

Opinion: Dividing the Caregiving Responsibilities Between Siblings

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As Americans live longer, many baby boomers find themselves providing financial and emotional support to aging parents. Experts stress the importance of discussing living and end-of-life plans to navi…
July 13, 2016

Support the Caregiver in your Life

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November is national caregiver month and a fitting time to show gratitude toward the carepartner or caregiver in our live.
October 21, 2012

Coming Out of the Caregiving Closet

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"There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." - Rosalynn Car…
March 06, 2014

Caregiver Burnout - Write it Down!

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Caregiver burnout is caused by emotional and physical stress that is associated with the toll caregiving can place on finances, social engagement and physical health. In this blog, we will explore si…
September 15, 2014

Holiday Feasts, Family & Fun

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The holidays are a time of feasting, family and fun. At least, that is what we hope they will be. When Parkinson’s becomes a part of the family, some adjustments may need to be made. While feasting ma…
December 05, 2014

Resolve to be a Better Caregiver!

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“Yeah, sure,” you say. “I’m already over my head in running errands and doctors appointments and staying up half the night with my loved one—and on and on. I can hardly do what has to be done. How can…
January 16, 2015

Caregiving, the Next Level

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It is common knowledge that patients in care facilities who have a family member involved do much better than those who don’t. If you have a loved one in a care facility, here are some of your many ta…
March 06, 2015

Finding Time for Caregiver Care

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When taking care of your loved one is a full time job, how do you take care of the caregiver?
April 28, 2015

From the Depths of the Cupboards: Pumpkin Bars

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With spring come strawberries, rhubarb and (my personal favorite) the PNW gardener. Pies are on the horizon. Or, for some dads, longer golfing hours.
June 05, 2015

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