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13 Things You Learn While Caring for an Aging Parent

Whether it’s moving in with a mother who’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a stopping by a few times a week to help a father whose arthritis prevents him from getting around like he used to…

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12 Handy Apps for Caregivers

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Remember those Apple commercials—the ones where the phrase, "There's an app for that," was repeated half-a-dozen times in 30 seconds? Those ads were a bit repe…

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What’s 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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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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13 Secrets that Make Caregiving Easier

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com Editor "As dad's Alzheimer's disease progresses, I don't know how to get through to him anymore." "There aren't enough hours in the day for me to get everything don…

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