Caregiving

Face the Facts: Topics to Discuss Now with Your Aging Parents (Part 1 of 2)

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Face the Facts: Topics to Discuss Now with Your Aging Parents (Part 1 of 2) As we age and live longer, financial, legal, health care and long term care issues affect families, not just individuals. This guide was created to help families “face the facts” about these important topics. This overview addresses some key areas […]

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Recommended Reading | October 2016

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The Art of Retiring Whole: A Non-Financial Guide to Retiring with Purpose, Productivity and Endless Possiblilites Paperback – July 27, 2016 by Ryan S. Kidd (Author)  For many people, retirement represents crossing the finish line, the culmination of a long career. Yet in reality, retirement is not so much an ending as it is a beginning—the beginning of a […]

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Recommended Reading for September

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Recommended Reading for September: Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: Embrace & Savor Your Next Chapter By, Ron Pevny We financially plan for our retirement, but do we plan for our well-being? Here is an empowering guide with practical tools to help you live a passionate, fulfilling second half of life. If you’re part of the Baby […]

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Recommended Reading from Choice Connections

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Recommended Reading from Choice Connections To Survive Caregiving: A Daughter’s Experience, A Doctor’s Advice on Finding Hope, Help and Health by Md, Facp, Agsf, Cheryl E Woodson (Author) How does a doctor cope when she specializes in older adults and struggles to care for her own ailing parent? Dr. Woodson shares her experience as daughter […]

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Finding Your Way to Safe Driving

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Finding Your Way to Safe Driving As we age, there’s no doubt that driving gets more difficult. For one, our reactions are slower, as our physical and cognitive functions decline. This comes at a time when there are more distractions—GPS, cell phones, digital music players—and more congested roads and aggressive drivers. As a group, senior […]

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Recommending Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia

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Recommending Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people each year. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is difficult but you will feel less alone […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Time for a Caregiver Attitude Adjustment?

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By Carol Bradley Bursack   New Year’s Resolutions: Time for a Caregiver Attitude Adjustment? How long has it been since you’ve distanced yourself from caregiving long enough to decide what is good for you? How long has it been since you’ve had guilt-free breaks from the needs of others, so that you can actually relax? How long has […]

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