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5 Problems Associated With Caring for a Mid- to Late-Stage Alzheimer's Patient at Home

Marie Marley | Posted 11.13.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Placing a loved one in a nursing facility is a highly controversial issue. Many people would rather die than do it. But in some -- not all -- cases, such placement may actually be the best solution for the patient.

Alzheimer's Caregivers: The Pros and Cons of Placing Your Loved One in a Facility

Marie Marley | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

The caregiver may have promised his or her loved one many years before to never put them in any kind of facility for any reason. Breaking that promise would be extraordinarily difficult.

The Tragedy of the Betty Ford-Hazelden 'Alliance'

Anna David | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I do know that as major treatment centers start to move away from abstinence-based treatment, what I -- and many people I know and love -- received when we were desperate for help is in jeopardy.

D.C.'s Experiment To Reform Youth Incarceration

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.26.2012 | DC
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

This story also aired on WAMU-FM. By Anne Hoffman Since the first juvenile court was established in the late 1800s, the U.S. judicial system has been...