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10 Warning Signs Your Senior Family Member May Need Help, Issued by HHS Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator, a service of the Administration on Aging, part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), has issued a list of 10 Warning Signs Your Older Family Member May Need Help in the home. . . . → Read More: 10 Warning Signs Your Senior Family Member May Need Help, Issued by HHS Eldercare Locator

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Three Helpful Ideas in Dealing With Difficult People

A licensed professional counselor and trainer shares three helpful ideas in dealing with difficult people. These ideas may not work in some situations, such as with Alzheimer’s patients. But for those among us, who are near the end of . . . → Read More: Three Helpful Ideas in Dealing With Difficult People

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American Red Cross Offers Free Family Caregiver Classes

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a series of Classes for Family caregivers, which include eight one-hour modules of instruction on topics intended “to help participants gain an understanding of what is involved in caring for a loved one.” . . . → Read More: American Red Cross Offers Free Family Caregiver Classes

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Caregiving and Dementia: New Ideas

There is no effective medical cure for Alzheimer’s.   Most dementia caregiving is performed by families and nursing homes.  11 Million people care for Alzheimer’s-afflicted relatives at home. Dealing with the difficult behaviors that characterize Alzheimer’s and other dementias . . . → Read More: Caregiving and Dementia: New Ideas

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FOUR STEPS TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT ELDERLY BEHAVIOR

© By The Editor, HelpingYouCare.com™ View/ Print this article as a PDF Document Is your parent or elder acting in ways that do not seem like the person you have known – or perhaps in ways that exaggerate difficult . . . → Read More: FOUR STEPS TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT ELDERLY BEHAVIOR

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12 Tips When Caring for an Elderly Loved One; Behavior Modification

By Jacqueline Marcell (author of ElderRage). Tips and advice on how to deal with an elderly loved one who: wants all your time and attention, makes constant unreasonable demands, is inflexible, critical and negative, complains about real or imagined . . . → Read More: 12 Tips When Caring for an Elderly Loved One; Behavior Modification

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Dealing with Difficult Elderly Behavior

from the book, ElderRage, by Jacqueline Marcell. These include answers to: How Do I Handle My Elderly Loved One Who: Is experiencing increasing levels of memory loss? Wants all my time and attention? Is a danger on the road . . . → Read More: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Dealing with Difficult Elderly Behavior

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How to Cope Living with Difficult Elderly Relatives

by Angela Coleman, ehow.com. Five steps you can take to help ease the strain when an elderly relative who is combative comes to live with your family. »View Info

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What to Overlook, and Not, With an Aging, Anxious Mom

By Marguerite Kelly, Special to The Washington Post, Friday, August 8, 2008. Article in Q&A format, answering a question about a Mom with agoraphobia, who has multiple phobias, refuses to go out of her house, and refuses help or . . . → Read More: What to Overlook, and Not, With an Aging, Anxious Mom

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One Woman’s Legacy

a moving Poem written by an elderly nursing home resident, delivering a message to all caregivers to deal with an elderly person with the empathy and attention that enable you to really see and respect the person as the . . . → Read More: One Woman’s Legacy

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