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Tips for Busy Caregivers to Eat Healthy on the Go

Tips for Busy Caregivers to Eat Healthy on the Go

Caregivers are busy and often on the go. Having a lot on your plate can make it difficult to prepare healthy meals. Many caregivers opt for quick foods that are ready to eat. Unfortunately, many of these lack nutrition and are heavily...

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3 Virtual Caregiving Tips for Faraway Adult Children

3 Virtual Caregiving Tips for Faraway Adult Children

Dear Donna, I am the primary caregiver for my 70-year-old mother. She is reasonably healthy, but she has some trouble with mobility. I don't think she needs around-the-clock assistance, but I worry about her being alone. Unfortunately, I live...

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10 Tips for Thriving during Retirement

10 Tips for Thriving during Retirement

When most people think about retirement, the first thing that comes to mind is money. Although your financial situation will play an essential role in your ability to retire comfortably, it isn’t the only thing that matters. Retirement is a...

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5 Ways Caregivers Can Beat the Winter Blues

5 Ways Caregivers Can Beat the Winter Blues

Dear Donna, I am the primary caregiver for my 91-year-old mother. During the winter, weather conditions in Michigan make it unsafe for her to leave the house, so we spend most of our days indoors. I often become depressed and isolated during...

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How to Live Your Happiest Life after Retirement

How to Live Your Happiest Life after Retirement

If you are like most people, you are looking forward to retirement. You can say goodbye to your full-time job and hello to spending your time however you want. Yet, regardless of how excited you are about the next chapter in your life, it can...

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4 Holiday Gifts to Pamper a Family Caregiver

4 Holiday Gifts to Pamper a Family Caregiver

Dear Donna, My sister is our mother’s primary caregiver. She does a great job and regardless of how exhausted she is, she rarely complains. The holidays are coming up, and I would like to show her how much I appreciate everything she does. Do...

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What Is Parkinson’s Disease Dementia?

What Is Parkinson’s Disease Dementia?

Dear Donna, My dad has Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD). What challenges are associated with the disease, and how can I make his life easier? As I will be his primary caregiver, I’m trying to learn everything I can. Sincerely, Valerie from Saline, MI...

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How to Avoid Caregiver Overload over the Holidays

How to Avoid Caregiver Overload over the Holidays

The holidays are often the busiest time of year. The weeks are packed with parties, family functions, and other festive activities. Despite having a fuller schedule, many people look forward to the season. They are excited to catch up with...

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