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Humor Helped Me Cope With My Mother's Dementia

By Kathy Berdan, Next Avenue | Caregiving

Remembering my stoned roommate made dealing with her memory lapses easier

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After Caregiving: How to Fill the Void

By Anne Fritz | Caregiving

Tips for transitioning back to your own life after a loved one you've been caring for, dies.

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The Long-Distance Caregiver: How to Manage Care Across Miles

By Carol O'Dell, contributing editor | Caregiving

Caring for a loved one from afar comes with special challenges — here's how to make it all work.

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How to Downsize a Lifetime of Your Parents' Stuff

By Kristen Sturt | Caregiving

Wondering how to downsize 30 or 40 years of furniture, memorabilia, and more? Start with these ten important guidelines.

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How to Handle 15 Difficult Behaviors

By Paula Spencer Scott, contributing editor | Caregiving

These behaviors can challenge any family caregiver.

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10 Signs It Might Be Time for Memory Care

By Melanie Haiken, Senior Editor | Caregiving

Dementia comes on gradually, and the signs can be missed or misunderstand. Here's what to watch out for to protect your loved one's safety.

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Creating an Alzheimer's Friendly Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Gilbert Guide, | Caregiving

Keep your solutions simple, re-evaluate as needed, and make sure that the changes you’ve made to the home really do work for your loved one.

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Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or Independent Living?

By Megan Kempston, staff editor | Caregiving

How to compare senior living options.

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11 Signs It Might Be Time for Assisted Living

By Paula Spencer Scott, contributing editor | Caregiving

Although every situation is different, these scenarios will give you valuable information to help make the decision.

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How to Have "The Talk" with Your Parents

By Paula Spencer Scott, contributing editor | Caregiving

Words to use — and avoid — when discussing tough issues.

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