• For sicker or for poorer: When Lewy Body’s breaks a wife’s heart and her bank book

    By David Heitz Beth Taylor’s caregiving story is not so unusual. Beth was introduced to her husband Steve on America Online in fall 1996. They met in person one year later. They married in 1998. But in...

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  • Why I plan to live fabulously healthy to the end

    By David Heitz I think the feeling that you’re “growing older” is a state of mind more than anything else. For me, burying my last living parent this fall inevitably forced me to look at my own...

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  • Aging LGBT Population Needs To Prepare For Their Trip Over The Rainbow

    Gay people tend to spend much of their lives thinking they’ll never get old. And then they do. Often alone, unfortunately. “In the LGBT community we are very ageist,” said Nate Sweeney, executive director of the LGBT...

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  • LGBT caregivers: The Isolated Among The Isolated, And What Baltimore Is Doing To Help

    (Part I of II) There’s a double-edged sword when it comes to LGBT people and caregiving. First, LGBT people often fall into the caregiver role. Many caregivers, gay or not, will attest that when you don’t have...

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  • Faith in Action, Lord Hear My Prayer

    We are blessed to have Veronica Badowski, a caregiver and author of Treading Water with God, Lessons in Love While Care Giving write for our Faith in Caregiving series. In today’s lesson, Veronica reminds us that our faith...

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  • 5 Tips You Should Know About Senior Eye Health

    This article was submitted by Felicity Dyer As we grow older, changes in vision are natural – but for many seniors, the changes don’t need to be as bad as expected! Here are five important facts to...

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  • Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Dementia? New Break Out Treatments

    CBD /Cannabinoids for the treatment of dementia?  Really?  I have read claims that the cannabis plant can reverse or even prevent dementia.  CBD or Cannabidiol has been at the forefront of the news lately in its application...

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  • A Prayer to Deal With the Daily Challenges of Caregiving

    The daily challenges of caregiving are overwhelming at times. Ephesians 4:2 “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Give an example of how a person following Paul’s words to the Ephesians...

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    Home Safety Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

    Home safety Tips  for Alzheimer’s Patients or those suffering from other dementias. Home safety and Alzheimers disease is being dealt with by many families today. Caring for the aging adult with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Veterans Day Thanking Our Heroes

    Veterans Day Thanking Our Heroes for the sacrifices they have made so that we enjoy our freedoms. I wanted to share a story about a very special man, I thought I knew very well. There was more...

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