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Processing the Mixed Emotions of Caregiving

Nearly three-fourths (74 percent) of family caregivers who hide their feelings are overwhelmed, but that same percentage also feel loved.

I'm the primary caregiver for my husband who is waiting for a liver transplant. I'm consumed with anger and resentment towards my husband's family because they don't seem to care. What can I do to get more support?

Question:  I am the primary caregiver for my husband, who has been on the transplant list for a new liver for two years. I am angry at his family. They do very little for him during this very grave period. He ignores them, but I really need their help. I've tried to educate them about liver…

Senior Hoarding Issues

You enter your dad's home and can't believe the stacks of stuff that have accumulated on every flat surface: piles of newspapers and mail everywhere, the medicine cabinet overflowing with 10 years worth of hair spray (despite his being bald), heaps of dirty laundry on the bed so there is no place for him to sleep. You wonder how it got this bad. Learn steps you can take to recognize and help de-clutter your senior's life.

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