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Defining Our Role as Caregivers Is a Challenging Process

By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com Defining Our Role as Caregivers Is Often a Process Defining the point in time when a caring child or a loving spouse crosses the threshold into being a ca…

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2 Good Reasons to Get Grandma Online

As soon as Bruce and Esther Huffman bought a shiny new laptop, their granddaughter, Mindy, taught them how to record a video using the built-in webcam—or so she thought. Here's what happened, a little…

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My Mom & Cancer

By Dr. Martha Tara Lee for YourTango.com. When my mom had her relapse of breast cancer, I was pursuing my sexuality studies in San Francisco in 2007. I sensed something was amiss when one of my rel…

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What Does & Doesn’t Help Prevent Falls in the Elderly

Falling presents a serious health risk for the elderly. Thirty-three percent of adults over age 65 fall every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For the senior po…

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10 Secrets That Aging Parents Keep

Your aging parent may be keeping secrets from you. Not necessarily lies, but withholding of information that may be important to their health, safety or general well-being. Sometimes, when elderly par…

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Confronting the Slow Demise of an Ailing Parent

When my father had the stroke that hastened his death, I immediately made a bleary-eyed 3AM drive to the emergency room to be by his side. Moments after arriving to the hospital and checking in with t…

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