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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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Dear Diary: Journaling for Caregivers

Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com editor Tuesday November 11, 2011 Today mom threw her bowl of oatmeal at me. I ducked under the spinning projectile. But, despite my maneuvering, I still came u…

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5 Ways to Preserve Family Memories

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Have you ever had a conversation with your parent that ends up with your response being, "I didn't know that about you, dad" or "Mom, you never …

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Steve Jobs’ Lessons for Caregivers

Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com What can a caregiver learn from a commencement speech? (Particularly when that speech was delivered by a technology icon to thousands of young adults, graduating …

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How to Say ‘No’ to Caregiving

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor By nature, caregivers are nurturing people who put other's needs before their own. But how can you set limits without feeling guilty? Where do y…

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