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6 Ways to Find the Positive In Negative Emotions

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Do our negative emotions hold the key to living a better life? The obvious answer may seem to be, no—what could be good about feeling bad? However, J…

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11 Ways A Caregiver Can Respond to Insensitive Comments

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Caregiving can be a difficult topic to talk about—especially if you've never been a caregiver. This means that even the most well-meaning friends and fa…

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Top 11 Caregiver Stories of 2011

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor We know that as a caregiver you experience moments with your loved one that make you laugh, cry and sometimes even embarrass you. Who better to …

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How to Have a Realistic and Positive Holiday

By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com There's an image of holiday perfection that our culture encourages. Starting with Thanksgiving, we are inundated with fantasy images of perfect families happ…

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If You Knew Then What You Know Now

By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com They say hindsight is 20/20. If you could go back in time: what would you now as seasoned caregivers say to your novice self about how to be a caregiver? …

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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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All beautiful stories--thanks

thanks for the information, need something to help with the horrible mood swings this time of the ye…