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Should My Parent Move Into My Home?

In many cultures and societies, it’s a tradition to move your elder into your home when they reach a certain age.

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Letting Go Of The Past

I have discovered over the years that many children take on the role of caregiver, but find it difficult because of past experiences, hurts, and grudges.

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Appearance Matters

I am often asked for ways to help improve an elder’s appearance. Even if your elder is healthy, he or she might neglect physical appearance.

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Don't Be A Martyr

Caring for an elder loved one is often an overwhelming job. Make sure you’re taking care of yourself, and then determine the time and resources you can devote to the care of your elder.

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Transfer Trauma

When a senior is moved to a new location, it can often take some time for him/her to adjust to the situation.

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Take Care Of Yourself, Too

It is not uncommon to feel absolutely overwhelmed by your caregiving responsibilities. However, there are ways to better manage this often difficult situation.

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Creativity works wonders for the elderly. Whether it’s singing, painting, playing an instrument, dancing, or writing poetry or a journal, creativity keeps a person in the here and now.


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