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A Senior Is Committed to Keeping Memories in the Forefront

Many seniors discover that their memory starts to fade as they get older. While memory impairment is associated with aging, there are ways to keep the mind strong as well as to improve the memory.

Respite a Must for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers at the end of their rope can look to others for a break to refresh their outlook. Professional caregiving help is one answer.

The 50-50 Rule®: Solving Family Conflict

Does your job as a senior care professional sometimes seem like that of a referee? If you feel that you're always trying to resolve a family dispute, you're not alone. This guide is designed to help adult siblings and their aging parents deal with those sensitive situations that arise among brothers and sisters as their parents age and need assistance.

Resources Available to Help Struggling Family Caregivers

The toll of family caregiving can be mind-boggling. That's why it's important to reach out for the resources that can serve as a respite and alleviate the stress.

Caregiver Support Can Help Ward Off Depression, Illness

Life changes may increase the risk of depression in older adults. And if seniors are caring for spouses or other family members, that stress can intensify feelings of depression and even lead to illness and conditions such as diabetes. One answer is respite assistance, which can help family caregivers escape, even for a few hours a day or week.

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