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Archive for January 2018

Survival Guide to Awkward Holiday Conversations

More at… https://www.caregiverstress.com/stress-management/situations/survival-guide-awkward-holiday-conversations/

Many people feel the holidays should be a time of great joy and celebration. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s might be the only times some family members gather together during the course of a year, and these holidays should be a time to renew acquaintances and re-cement the bonds of … Read More

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Old and Young Want to Get to Know Each Other Better

More at… https://starlightcaregivers.com/blog/old-and-young-want-to-get-to-know-each-other-better/ Old and Young Want to Get to Know Each Other Better A new report cites huge benefits from intergenerational programs By Sally Abrahms Aging and Caregiving Writer May 16, 2017 In a national report released recently, two out of three adults surveyed said they want to spend time with people who ar… Read More

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Alcohol Misuse Rises Among Older Adults

More at… https://www.caregiverstress.com/geriatric-professional-resources/professional-development/alcohol-misuse-rises-among-older-adults/

It had been a stressful day. Recently retired, Mary now spends her time caring for her elderly parents, an hour’s drive away, and today had been particularly trying. Her father, with dementia, had been uncooperative, and the whole day had felt like a long battle. Mary was glad to get home, put … Read More

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