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We Are the Lucky Ones

Cristy Gallagher | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Cristy Gallagher

I am speaking out because I want others to know that there are so many families like ours who are suffering. The system must change

What You Really Need to Survive As a Caregiver

Marie Marley | Posted 12.01.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

The next time you're feeling burned out and at the end of your proverbial rope, sit down, take a deep breath and start listing all the ways you are going to get assistance.

We All Need a Respite: How Sandwich Generation Members Can Take a Guilt-Free Vacation

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dwayne J. Clark

A relatively new but increasingly-popular program offered by some assisted living communities, respite care allows families to book their loved one for a stay of a few days or even several weeks at a residential care facility.

'She's Pulled The Plug On Her Own Son, Whom I Love. Help?'

John Shore | Posted 06.12.2012 | Religion
John Shore

I want to fight for this child, but there's nothing I can do because he's not my flesh and blood. How do I keep from hating his mother?