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Educate Yourself on Being a Caregiver
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Educate Yourself on Being a Caregiver

The road is rough, but these caregiving resources can help smooth your journey.
December 4, 2018
Make Time to Help a Caregiver Out (or Just Say Thanks)
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Make Time to Help a Caregiver Out (or Just Say Thanks)

Chances are pretty good that you know a caregiver who could use a break. As National Family Caregivers Month winds down, here are some practical ways …
November 27, 2018
A Move Manager Helps You Downsize in Retirement
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A Move Manager Helps You Downsize in Retirement

Leave it to the pros to help guide you in deciding what's going with you and what to dispose.
October 26, 2018
Talk to Your Parents About Caregiving
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Talk to Your Parents About Caregiving

While they're still active and healthy, you should broach the subject of what assistance they'll expect from you as they age.
October 4, 2018
Brooke Astor's Grandson Fights Against Elder Abuse
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Brooke Astor's Grandson Fights Against Elder Abuse

Philip C. Marshall went to court to protect his wealthy socialite grandmother from being financially exploited by her own son. His crusade continues t…
September 26, 2018
Join a Chorale Group in Retirement to Boost Your Spirits
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Join a Chorale Group in Retirement to Boost Your Spirits

Retirees can create, bond and entertain in a song-filled setting featuring professional conductors.
September 5, 2018
Voice Assistants Can Help Older Adults
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Voice Assistants Can Help Older Adults

How devices including Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod can help seniors feel more connected.
August 8, 2018
How to Preserve the History of Your Family
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How to Preserve the History of Your Family

Tips for collecting and organizing precious photos, movies and memories.
July 6, 2018
Caregivers Need to Take a Break
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Caregivers Need to Take a Break

Nearly 44 million U.S. adults are family caregivers, but the vast majority of them aren’t receiving any kind of respite care. That's a mistake.
May 6, 2018
Serving as Caregiver Takes Toll as You Age
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Serving as Caregiver Takes Toll as You Age

Experts urge training, support and rest for aging caregivers as seniors caring for seniors in retirement becomes increasingly common.
April 17, 2018
How to Provide Financial Help to Aging Parents
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How to Provide Financial Help to Aging Parents

When it’s time to step in, avoid the stumbling blocks with these strategies.
February 16, 2018
Support Groups for Retired Men
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Support Groups for Retired Men

Bonding over books or bocce can spark important conversations and help stave off depression in retirement.
February 7, 2018
4 Ways to Thwart Elder Abuse
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4 Ways to Thwart Elder Abuse

Being prime targets for scams, seniors need to be vigilant about protecting themselves.
December 8, 2017
Caring for a Parent From Far Away
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Caring for a Parent From Far Away

Caregiving for an elderly parent or relative is especially hard for the nation's seven million long-distance caregivers.
November 21, 2017
Coping Advice for Family Caregivers
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Coping Advice for Family Caregivers

Former governor Martin Schreiber discusses the often overlooked needs of caregivers.
September 22, 2017
How Financial Firms Help to Prevent Financial Exploitation
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How Financial Firms Help to Prevent Financial Exploitation

Crackdown aimed at protecting nest eggs of clients age 65 and older.
September 22, 2017
Create a Contract for Family Care
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Create a Contract for Family Care

Family caregiver contracts can range from informal to complex professional contracts drawn up by lawyers. Here's what you should know to decide what's…
August 25, 2017
Helping Hands Offer Support at the End of Life
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Helping Hands Offer Support at the End of Life

A growing network of 'death doulas' is gaining popularity while caring for patients and their families.
June 21, 2017
Battle Isolation by Staying Engaged
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Battle Isolation by Staying Engaged

Why it's important to offset a condition increasingly recognized as a health threat on par with smoking.
May 9, 2017
Paying Taxes for a Hired Caregiver
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Paying Taxes for a Hired Caregiver

The nanny tax isn't just for Mary Poppins. It covers any household employee including housekeepers, gardeners and caregivers.
March 9, 2017
Caregiving Teams Help Friends in Need
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Caregiving Teams Help Friends in Need

Local volunteer networks can assist those who need help with medical care.
January 6, 2017
Programs That Help Seniors and Children
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Programs That Help Seniors and Children

Intergenerational residential communities can help seniors feel more productive and give children a strong sense of guidance.
September 16, 2016
A New Model for Nursing Home Care
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A New Model for Nursing Home Care

'Green Houses' offer homier atmospheres and more individual attention from caregivers.
March 24, 2016
Tax Breaks for Caregivers
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Tax Breaks for Caregivers

Uncle Sam may offer a helping hand if you’re taking care of a relative.
December 8, 2015
Solving Sibling Squabbles Over a Parent's Care
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Solving Sibling Squabbles Over a Parent's Care

If advance planning didn't do the trick, hiring a professional mediator can help settle a family feud.
August 13, 2015
How to Manage Your Parents’ Care From Afar
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How to Manage Your Parents’ Care From Afar

Locate services for your parent from providers you can trust.
January 28, 2015