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Queen Latifah: A Caregiver, Too

The star speaks with Amy Goyer about how she's handled the caregiving role since her mom's heart failure.

The Funny Side of Caregiving

Learning to lighten up can ease tensions between you and your loved one

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Caregivers Share Their Stories

Lawrence Batiste: Marching to the Beat of a Family Drum

New Orleans all star drummer Lawrence Batiste plays the old school jazz that his city is famous for. But he is also the family caregiver for his mentally disabled son, Antoine (named after Fats Domino) and Joyce, his wife of 55 years who suffers from advanced Alzheimer's. Jazz is no longer just a profession for Lawrence, it is also soothing medicine.

A Caregiver's Story

From his home in Kailua, Hawaii, Ken Takeya, 71, cares for his wife of 48 years who is living with dementia

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When Worries Become Anxieties for Caregivers

How to recognize unrealistic thinking and tame overwhelming fears

The Underappreciated Family Caregiver

Strategies for increasing caregiver morale, handling resentment and being appreciated when assisting in home health care

10 Ways for Caregivers to Nurture Themselves

Follow these 10 tips to nurture yourself physically, mentally and spiritually every day, even when you are at the bedside of another

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12 Resources Every Caregiver Should Know About

Bookmark this page of key resources to support you in your caregiving role, or print copies for your home and office

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AARP Phone: 1-877-333-5885 (1-888-971-2013 in Spanish) Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. ET Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET

Caregiving Tools and Resources

Find services, keep track of health records, coordinate schedules are more

Caregiving Issues

When the Past Affects Present Caregiving

Past relationship issues need to be overcome in caregiving relationships.

Care Recipients: Go From Guilty to Grateful

Try not to feel like you're a burden to your caregiver, and you'll both be happier

10 Facts About Hospice

Is hospice care the right option for you or a loved one?


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