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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...

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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?

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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 ...

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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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Tis the Season...to Visit Senior Living Communities

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The holidays are upon us and family is arriving from near and far. During your holiday stay be observant as to how your loved ones are living.

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My Remarks on Caring for an Aging Parent at the AARP & Washington Post Live Summit

Joan Lunden | Thursday, November 14, 2013

This week I had the pleasure of being a part of Washington Post Live and AARP's Caregiving in America Summit. The program included panels on: The emotional and financia...

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Raising an Aging Parent: Deciding What's Best for You and Them by Dr. Ken Druck

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Raising an Aging Parent: Deciding What's Best for You and Them by Dr. Ken Druck

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Keeping Our Elder Parents Moving

Joan Lunden | Thursday, May 23, 2013

As our parents and loved ones become older, we strive to make them feel happy and comfortable.

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Happy Mother's Day!

Joan Lunden | Friday, May 10, 2013

I had the opportunity to contribute to HuffingtonPost.com for Mother's Day along with my friends at A Place for Mom and I wanted to share it with you on this Mother's Day...

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New Numbers on Elder Care from The New York Times

Joan Lunden | Sunday, July 8, 2012

Every day, Bureau of Labor Statistics interviewers ask Americans to detail how they spent the previous 24 hours, how many minutes and hours they devoted to everything fro...

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