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Our Caregiver Took Advantage Of My Father, But We Couldn't Let Her Go

Next Avenue | Posted 03.31.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jane Gottlieb In the end, our concern for Dad's care was a higher priority than our worries about his money Two h...

How to Avoid the Home Care Nightmare

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

Providing therapy in the home can be a rewarding and valuable experience, building wonderful relationships between families and therapists that can last for years. Just remember to establish rules from the start and get everyone involved.

Just Keep on Living: Quality Care for You, and Your Loved Ones Will be a Priority

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

Proposal 4 will allow seniors and people with disabilities the choice to direct their own care and remain healthy and independent in their own homes, instead of being forced into expensive nursing homes and other institutions.

Turning Wheelchairs Into Hot-Rods

Lori Sokol | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Lori Sokol

Loreen Arbus has made it her mission to honor the work of the caregiver, 'the unsung heroines," whose kindness comes in all manners of form to help transform lives, yet who are still so severely unappreciated.

Caregiving During The Holidays: 6 Considerations For Families Of Alzheimer's Or Dementia Patients

Nataly Rubinstein | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nataly Rubinstein

Don't push yourself too far or beat yourself up for not living up to "how things used to be." If you remain positive and adaptable, this season can still be full of celebrations to cherish. Here are six things to keep in mind if visiting someone with Alzheimer's or dementia in the coming weeks.

Home Health Aides: On the Front Lines of Caregiving

Marki Flannery | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

Many adult children want to do the caregiving themselves but are simply unable to step away from their lives for this often full-time job. So what do you do?

Long Term Care: The Solutions You Should Be Talking About Now

Ken Dychtwald Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ken Dychtwald Ph.D.

This month is Long Term Care Awareness Month. Taking a moment to think about your -- and your family's -- possible future long-term care needs is critical for us all.

Adapting Your Home for Aging Family Members

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

Because dementia patients are very resistant to changes in their environment, and this resistance only increases over time, the earlier modifications can be made, the better.

Adapting Your Home to Care for an Aging Family Member

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

With the ever growing population of elderly living at home, a thriving market for assistive technologies has arisen to help foster safety and individual independence for as long as possible.