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Is Caregiving Good or Bad for Your Health?

The word "burden" appears almost ubiquitously in headlines heralding the results of research conducted on family caregivers, and many true caregiving stories focus on the immense challenges inherent i…

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6 Secret At-Home Stress Relievers

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com As a caregiver, you know you need to de-stress. But who has time to go to five yoga classes a week or the money to indulge in a professional massage? There are ways…

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Whatís OK and Not OK as a Caregiver

By Cindy Laverty, AgingCare.com. Everywhere I travel and meet caregivers, I see a common theme: Most family caregivers are afraid to ask for help. Somehow people think that they should just miracul…

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5 Ways to Make the Holidays Merry

AgingCare.com The holidays can cause large amounts of stress for people caring for elderly parents. In addition to caregiving duties, during the holdiays, you can now add shopping, holiday parties …

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Laugh Even When You Donít Want To

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor For family caregivers, the mountains of laundry, the endless messes that need cleaned up, the rushing to doctor's appointments, the complete sur…

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5 Reasons Why Crying is Good for You

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com Editor Researchers have proven what many caregivers have already figured out on their own: sometimes there's nothing like a good cry to make you feel better. Crying…

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The Number One Reason Why Caregivers Get Sick

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com editor Stress and worrying can make you physically sick. Stress is a pressure cooker: Left un-attended it will boil over. Stress and worry are proven to affect your…

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