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Prevent Caregiver Guilt With These Seven Tips

Family caregivers give a great deal of themselves to care for their loved ones, often surrendering their own needs and desires in the process. It seems natural to presume then that caregivers would feel great about themselves, rich in self-esteem and sense of purpose. Yet the reverse can be true, with many family care providers […]

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Taking Care of Family Members at Home: Managing Caregiver Emotions

If you are feeling somewhat disheartened in your role as caregiver, take heart; you’re in good company. Taking care of family members at home is probably one of the most complex roles we can hold: highly gratifying on the one hand, while simultaneously frustrating and ever-evolving, regularly bringing about feelings of doubt over whether we […]

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The Dangers of Senior Loneliness – and How to Help

With well over 325 million people living in the U.S. alone, it is difficult to imagine that loneliness in seniors could be so common. Nevertheless, over half of all seniors live alone, and more than a million of them are likely to be chronically lonely. In fact, virtually half of older adults studied stated that their […]

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