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Hospice During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dying at home with COVID-19 should be an option for older adults, hospices stand ready to help

  

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What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

How to prepare and tips to stay healthy

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Nursing Homes Ordered to Disclose COVID-19 Cases

Residents, family members to be notified of outbreaks

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Clear-Cut Steps for Caregivers Worried About Exposure

Having an action plan in place can help quell anxiety

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What to Ask When Your Home Health Aide Makes a Visit

Should you continue visits? Yes, but use caution

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New Rules for Visiting Nursing Home Residents Near Death

Restrictions alter end-of-life rituals

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Questions to Ask if Your Loved One Is in a Quarantined Facility

What you need to know if a facility locks down

Coping

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How Always-On Caregivers Can Keep Spirits High

Shift your mindset and focus on the positive

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7 Ways to Deal With the Anxiety and Uncertainty

Fear of the unknown is a trigger. Here's how to cope

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Ways to Boost Your Loved One's Morale From Afar

Out of sight doesn't have to be out of mind

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How Mom, 93; Daughter Are Handling Separation

Trying to avoid loneliness in assisted living

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Coping with Isolation During the Pandemic

Practical advice on staying connected

Local Resources and Solutions

Find caregiving resources, solutions and support close to you or your loved one's home

  

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Dementia: Warning Signs for Family Caregivers

Early indicators that your loved one may have Alzheimer’s or dementia

Home Safety Tips for People With Dementia

Making a Home Safe for Loved Ones with Dementia

Evaluate your living space and determine what changes need to be made

Sundown Syndrome

10 Ways to Manage Sundown Syndrome

Tips to help dementia caregivers can soothe anxiety in the evening

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Hospice and Palliative Care

A doctor providing palliative care to a man at home. Close up of them holding hands while the man lays down.

What Caregivers Should Know About Palliative Care

A specialized approach during serious illness

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Starting the Conversation About End-of-Life Care

It’s the most important conversation we aren’t having

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Hospice: Who is a Candidate, What to Expect

Providing patients’ comfort before they die


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