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Family Caregiving: A View From the Inside

An oral history of toil, toll — and loving devotion

   

Ensure Home Safety

Tools and Resources for Aging in Place Safely

Simple home modifications and tech can help

Make Your Home Safe for Your Aging Parent

Adapting to accommodate your loved one

How to Choose the Right Medical Alert System

As tech advances, the range of options has grown

A Guide to Providing In-Home Care for a Loved One

Keeping older family members comfortable at home

Assemble a Caregiving Team

5 Tips for First-Time Family Caregivers

Ease the transition into caregiving

5 Tips for Difficult Family Caregiving Conversations

Before you jump in, do your homework first

Can You Afford an In-Home-Care Worker?

There are resources for families who need help

Tips for Hiring the Right Caregiving Help

Where to search and what to expect

When a Paid Caregiver Doesn't Show Up for Work

Plan ahead so you're not scrambling for backup

Technology That Helps Makes Caregiving Tasks Easier

Solutions to implement with your caregiving team

Utilize Mobile Medical Care

How Technology Can Improve Caregiving

New products allow for more independence

A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Telemedicine

Preparing for a loved one’s first virtual doctor visit

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Pain Management

Safety With a Walker

Treatment of Skin Tears

Plan Healthy Meals

​Easy Meal Planning For an Older Adult's Changing Needs

Make sure they're getting the nourishment they need​

Help Someone with Dementia Get the Right Nutrients

Tips to increase appetite and consumption

Creating Balanced Meals for Your Loved One

Tips for serving quick, nutritious plates

Stay Active

Transportation: What to Do When You Can't Provide a Ride

Services that can help your loved one get around

Keeping a Loved One With Dementia Engaged

Tasks and activities to help them feel useful

Explore Respite Care

Create a Respite Plan to Give Yourself a Caregiving Break

Exhaustion can put a caregiver in the danger zone

Program Offers Free Help to Military Caregivers

Assistance for those caring for injured veterans

How Adult Day Care Can Offer Relief to Caregivers

Give yourself a break while your loved one socializes


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