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by: ante

Finding an In-Home Care Agency in Atlanta

Living in a home you love is one of life’s great pleasures, especially when you can arrange your things exactly as you want them and follow the...
by: ante

Smart Ways to Use Home Care in Dallas

You may think in-home care is something you need only if you’re unable to do household tasks on your own. But these services offer lots of ways to...
by: Anonymous

Are “Care Partnerships” Really Possible?

When I first started caring for my mother, Judy, 10 years ago, I felt that all I was doing was giving—my time, energy, and patience—around the clock...
by: ante

3 Book Reviews—and a Give-Away—for National Family Caregivers Month

Drawing to win a copy of “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?”   I enjoyed this book so much, I’d like to donate my copy (a hardcover in...
by: ante

Ways to Make the Most of Home Care Services in San Diego

Home care for seniors is gaining popularity as a less costly alternative to assisted living and nursing home care. For people who prefer to stay in...
by: ante

The Power of Music: New Film “Alive Inside” Is a Must-See for Dementia Care Partners

One stigma of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is the belief that people living with advanced dementia are completely “gone” –“shells of...
by: ante

“I Care”: An Uplifting New Guide for Dementia Care Partners

Have you heard of the term “care partner”? A new book describes why dementia caregivers often find it more fulfilling to think of themselves not as...
by: ante

Enter to Win A Place for Mom’s Caregiver Getaway

Being a caregiver is one of the toughest jobs out there, so A Place for Mom is recognizing female caregivers by sending a lucky lady and a guest on...