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Why All Adults Should Have a Living Will

Clear, written health care direction can improve end of life care

Care at Home

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Acceptance of a Loved One's Condition Isn't Giving Up

Dealing with hard facts can help you face challenges

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How to Hire a Caregiver For Your Loved One

Steps to finding the right type of in-home care

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Considering Moving a Parent into Your Home?

All involved should answer these questions first

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Living With Mild Cognitive Impairment

The HABIT program helps patients and caregivers

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Keys to a Smooth Trip With Someone Who Needs Care

Plan ahead to avoid complications while traveling

A female death midwife provides a comforting touch to a student pretending to be a dying patient.

End-of-life Doulas Provide a New Type of Caregiving

'Death midwives' help both the patient and family

Legal and Financial Guidance

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Powers of Attorney: Crucial Documents for Caregiving

Get these legal papers in place before you need them

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Prepare a Digital Estate Plan for Future Caregivers

Provide information to manage your online data

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What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

A new breed of policy is taking off, but it can be pricey

Personal Caregiver Stories

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Caregiver of the Week: Jazmine from Pennsylvania

Juggling work, her family and caring for her grandmother leaves little solo time for Jazmine

Lee Woodruff and her mother

Learning to be a Summer Vacation Caregiver

Caring for my aging mother, while remembering to still nurture myself

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Seizing the ‘Daughter Opportunity’ in Caregiving

For author and actress Annabelle Gurwitch, caregiving became a second chance to connect

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