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Why Mom and Dad Can't Sleep and What You Can Do to Help

Jen Wolfe | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Did you know it's actually the elderly population that is the most susceptible to sleep disorders? Wondering what you can do to help? Read more here.

Originally posted in: Caregiving Tips
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Review of AARP’s “Meditations for Caregivers”

Dr. James D. Huysman | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Read Dr. Jamie Huysman's review of AARP’s book, “Meditations for Caregivers”

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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...

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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Acknowledging the Bravest Among Us

Dr. James D. Huysman | Wednesday, July 6, 2016

When caregivers get attached to their patients, it can be hard to lose them. Dr. James Huysman shares some advice about handling the loss.

Children who are the favourite child more likely to suffer depression

Mom Always Liked You Best!

Elura Nanos, Esq. | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Five tips to avoid sibling rivalry when caring for an aging parent

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Mindfulness: A New Tool for Caregivers

Dr. James D. Huysman | Friday, April 29, 2016

Mindful-based approaches are being applied, taught and practiced across a wide spectrum of clinical and behavioral health; from pain relief and management to caregiving.

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An Interview with Dementia Caregiver, Debbie Keys

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

In her new book Why Do You Think I Call You Mama? Debbie writes about her experience of being a caregiver to her mother who suffered from Alzheimer's disease.

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The Promise of Spring in the Seasons of Caregiving

Dr. James D. Huysman | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The seasons of caregiving happen inside us; the four seasons happen around and outside of us. Dr. Jamie explains the light spring can bring to caregivers.

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Workin’ on a Love Letter!

Dr. James D. Huysman | Friday, January 29, 2016

It’s always a perfect time to show yourself some love. I don’t know of anyone who has written a love letter to themselves, but I think it’s a splendid idea (especially if...

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5 Tips To Help Seniors Avoid Winter Hazards

JLP Staff | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Snow, ice and below zero temperatures can become safety hazards for most aging adults, so here are 5 tips from my friends at A Place For Mom that can help our loved ones ...

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