New Online Source for Stories of Celebrity Caregiving

Most of us have times in our lives when we could use a little more support and caring. But if you are a caregiver to a loved one or a professional caregiver, you not only need extra attention sometimes, it’...

 
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Assisted Living and Home Care Tax Deductions

You can never know enough about taxes, especially if you're a caregiver or an adult child of a parent living in an assisted living community. In fact, when it comes to assisted living and home care,  there are numerous deductions ...

 
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The Gift of Adult Day Services

It may be one of the lesser known and most underutilized senior care services -- there are only 4,600 centers across the country and 260,000 participants served, per this MetLife Study -- but adult day care (or adult day services) is still ...

 
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How Caregivers Can Prepare for Holiday Stress

It’s inevitable, so instead of being overwhelmed by it, why not prepare for the holiday stress so you can overcome it?

Even if you’re not hosting family or friends at your home, the holidays are definitely a tough ...

 
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Discovering the Benefits of a Good Caregiver Support Group

When I was a practicing psychotherapist, I often referred patients to support groups, but was selective about whom to send. Support groups aren’t for everyone; they take a certain amount of “breaking in” and require commitment to be beneficial. ...

 
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Caregivers Need to Know Signs of Paranoia

Mental confusion, disorientation and memory impairment are signs usually present with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. They are some of the hardest aspects for caregivers to manage. Most caregivers quickly learn how to calm and ground their loved ...

 
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How Caregivers Go On After the Loss of a Loved One

“When you lose someone that you’ve taken care of, there are many transitions that take place. There may be mixed emotions,” says Meryl Hartstein, Strategic Life Coach, Celebrity Confidence Expert and Founder of Bounce Back Women, Inc. “There may ...

 
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Who to Know When You’re a Caregiver

When you’re a caregiver, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel as if you’re the only one who can do the caregiving work. You may also feel that a doctor is the only one to whom you ...

 
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5 Ways Family Caregivers Sabotage Themselves

Good family caregivers are wonderful at looking after loved ones, due to their caring nature and selfless attention to others. Unfortunately, these traits also burn them out if not tempered with self-care and limit-setting. An article on Caring.com addresses ...

 
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How Caregivers Can Keep Their Marriage Strong

Caring for aging or ill family members can take a toll on your relationships. How do you keep your marriage strong despite the strain? Christina Steinorth, a psychotherapist, popular relationship expert and author of Cue Cards for Life: Thoughtful Tips ...

 
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