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Health Jun 05How to let go when a loved one is dying
Even after the conversations are held and legal documents completed, reaching acceptance that a person is dying is a difficult path for the individual who is ill as well as for their family members.
Health Apr 10Want control at the end of your life? Here’s what you need
Completing important documents that state your wishes will protect your interests and spare loved ones from unnecessary conflict and stress.
Health Feb 19Q&A: How do you pay for long-term care?
Long-term care in the U.S. is confusing, there is no doubt about it, and trying to sort through the elements and options can be stressful. But there are some resources to help. Here’s a selection of frequently asked questions that…
Health Jan 08How emerging technologies can help with care for ill or frail family members
We get news every day of remarkable developments in the tech world that claim to make our lives better, easier, or more organized. For families and friends caring at home for ill or frail adults, innovations in health technology promise…
Health Nov 28A sibling’s guide to caring for aging parents
Caring for an aging parent alone is complicated. When your brothers and sisters are also involved, and when care, medical and financial decisions must be arrived at together as a team, caregiving can become even more complex.
Health Sep 18How to pick a long-term-care facility when your loved one can’t live alone
Finding additional care for aging loved ones can be a daunting task for many families, but there are resources that can help. Here's where to start.
Health Sep 04What is the best strategy for taking care of your aging parents at home?
Many of us find that as our parents age, they’re more likely to need assistance to carry out everyday activities. Many people's first instinct is to move their parents into their own homes. And while this is often a first--and…