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Tired of mediocre caregiving books? Try The Eldercare Handbook by Stella Mora Henry

I’m totally out of order:  starting to read support books for caregivers now that I’m over the first big humps- somehow having survived Mom rooming with us while she was extremely unstable, and past the harrowing adventure of finding a residential placement … Continue reading

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The Rewards of Cooperative Caregiving

  When I was very young, visiting a grandparent in a nursing home with my parents, I never understood why the families who came would only visit their own family member and ignore the rest, when so many people were so … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Naive Young Caregiver: Lies Not to Live By

With hope that this might save newer, fellow caregivers a bit of stress, or at least the comfort of knowing someone else can relate to the same goof-ups, here are a few biggies I seem to be learning over and over the painful way: Continue reading

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