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How to Become a Family Member's Caregiver

JLP Staff | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Are you the primary caregiver for a loved one? Check out this guide to learn about financial aid, training, and other services available to help you.

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5 Tips to Help Prepare for Parents Moving In

JLP Staff | Friday, August 26, 2016

These tips can make a parent moving in a positive experience for everyone involved. Keep in mind that having a multi-generational household can be a great blessing for th...

Caregiving

6 Tips to Decreasing Stress By Becoming a More Confident Caregiver

Jen Wolfe | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Many caregivers admit they are just “winging” this whole caregiving thing. Follow these 6 tips, and you will be on your way to becoming a more confident and less stressed...

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Groundbreaking New Alzheimer's Research Gives Hope to Millions

JLP Staff | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

In the past, the only options we had to mitigate this disease were preventative measures to stave off the development of Alzheimer's. Fortunately, there is incredible new...

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Seniors And Their Families

Joan Lunden | Friday, May 1, 2015

For those of you who act as a caregiver, here are a few of my spring cleaning tips for seniors that I wanted to share...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Might as Well Face It, My Loved One Could Be Addicted to Drugs!

Dr. James D. Huysman | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

What caregivers should know about highly addictive opioids prescribed to loved ones and what potential problems may arise….

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Aging and Driving

Dr. Dale Atkins | Thursday, September 25, 2014

There might come a time when you will have to reevaluate a loved ones capabilities to drive an automobile. Dr. Dale Atkins shares some ways of tell whether or not it migh...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Getting the Most From Your Doctor

Dr. Cheryl Woodson | Monday, September 15, 2014

Have you ever taken off from work to sit in a hospital, nursing home, or examination room, only to have the doctor rush in and out without answering your questions?

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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This is NOT Your Mother’s Caregiving

Dr. Cheryl Woodson | Thursday, August 28, 2014

Many of us compare our caregiving to the way our mothers cared for our grandmothers, which might lead us to believe that we aren’t doing a good enough job caring for our ...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
Spring cleaning

How to Help an Elderly Loved One with Spring Cleaning

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Spring is in the air and that means that it's time for some Spring Cleaning!

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