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Benefits for the veteran's spouse

Benefits for the Veteran’s Spouse

The surviving spouses of wartime veterans may not realize it, but they are eligible for a Veteran’s Aid and Attendance pension benefit.

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ElderCareChat 6/21/17 with Caregiver Action Network

Join #ElderCareChat on June 21, 2017: Making Caregiving a Family Affair

The next #ElderCareChat will feature guest panelist Mark Gibbons, director of programs and operations for the Caregiver Action Network.

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#ElderCareChat recap 5/17/17: Self-Care for Caregivers

#ElderCareChat 5/17/17 Recap: Self-Care for Caregivers

The May 17, 2017 session of #ElderCareChat focused on self-care for caregivers and featured guest panelists from the American Psychological Association.

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When Mom and Dad Need Memory Care

When Mom and Dad Need Memory Care

It’s hard to see someone you love suffering from a decline in memory and cognition — and it’s particularly painful when it happens to your own parents.

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Having Everyone Play a Part in Caregiving

Having Everyone Play a Part in Caregiving

Out-of-town siblings can research and line up these programs for their parent and at the same time give their in-town sibling a break.

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Senior Living for Couples

Senior Living for Couples

For couples who have spent a lifetime together, the concept of living apart can be entirely unwelcome. How can spouses stay together in senior living?

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It Time for Hospice Care?

Is It Time for Hospice Care?

Many of us assume hospice care is reserved for the last days of life — but these holistic services are actually designed to provide support for several months.

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Preparing for the Progression of Dementia

In preparing for dementia, be aware that it progresses through seven distinct stages, from normal to very severe. Learn more…

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15 Inspiring Insights on Aging

15 Inspiring Insights on Aging

“With age comes wisdom” is more than just an adage; it’s an almost universally accepted truth.

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Choose the Best Nursing Home

How to Choose the Best Nursing Home for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by all the options available in Alzheimer’s care. Author and retired nurse Ann Marie Gallogly shares just what to look for.

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