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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When Holy Matrimony and Senior Care Decisions Collide

“In sickness and in health, in nursing homes or in hospice...”

Of course, we know that’s not how it goes, but when soon-to-be newlyweds are standing toe to toe, eyes locked on their partner’s face, thoughts rarely turn ...

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New Jersey Assisted Living Home Celebrates Senior Couples

Exchanging a sweet kiss. Holding hands. Renewing vows. This is what 18 senior couples in a New Jersey community for veterans did yesterday, in front of a crowded auditorium of family, friends, staff and fellow residents.

According to this ...

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The Caregiving Wife: An Interview with Diana Denholm

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I recently had the privilege of chatting with Diana Denholm, PhD, LMHC, an experienced psychotherapist, and author of The Caregiving Wife’s Handbook. I learned so much from ...

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Senior Couple Took Wedding Vows Seriously

In mid-October, a love story for the ages went viral: Gordon and Norma Yeager, ages 94 and 90 respectively, died an hour apart – holding hands.

Married in 1939, the high school sweethearts were “very old-fashioned”, per their youngest son, Dennis; of their 72-year ...

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Pat Robertson & the Alzheimer’s/Divorce Controversy: Let’s Turn It Around

A lot of people are very upset about what televangelist Pat Robertson said earlier this month. The 700 Club’s leading man was answering a viewer’s question: a friend experiencing difficulty in his marriage as a result of Alzheimer’s ...

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Wedded Bliss at Age 80, 90 and 100: A Round-up of Golden Romances

Mahatma  Gandhi said “where there is love there is life” and no doubt these three couples would agree.

Forrest Lunsway, age 100, and Rose Pollard, 93, tied the knot this March after dating for 28 years. The California couple put in an application ...

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For Better or Worse: The Impact of Caregiving on Marriage Relationships

“For better or for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health…”

Who can imagine what that really means when you’re standing in front of your dearly beloved family and friends, hands joined with those of the ...

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