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Health Tips for the Men in Your Life
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Health Tips for the Men in Your Life

Our expert guide on how the men you love can improve health and wellness.

Visiting my Elderly Mother During COVID-19
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Visiting my Elderly Mother During COVID-19

My mom is quarantined in her room, as are all residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other care centers for the elderly. She's become increasingly frustrated, so I came up with an idea.

I Know the Pain of Alzheimer’s, but I Also Know the Love
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I Know the Pain of Alzheimer’s, but I Also Know the Love

I know the pain of losing your mom to Alzheimer’s. But I also know the love—the love and bond between a mother and daughter that not even Alzheimer’s can break.

Who Am I? A Caregiver and This Is My Journey
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Who Am I? A Caregiver and This Is My Journey

As the only child of Holocaust survivors, I'm no stranger to the caregiver role. This is what it’s really like to be a caregiver.

For Seniors, COVID-19 Sets Off a Pandemic of Despair
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For Seniors, COVID-19 Sets Off a Pandemic of Despair

As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But the burden of isolation is hard to bear.

But What About My Parents? Caring for Older Family Members During Coronavirus
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But What About My Parents? Caring for Older Family Members During Coronavirus

We may be relatively young and healthy ourselves, but we all have aging or elderly loved ones, who face the highest coronavirus risk. Here’s what doctors say we can do to protect them.

When Moms Become Caregivers: Tips for Caring for a Sick Child
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When Moms Become Caregivers: Tips for Caring for a Sick Child

Expert tips that help parents connect with their children on a personal level when they are ill.

Health Surrogates Often in Dark About Loved One's Wishes
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Health Surrogates Often in Dark About Loved One's Wishes

Few people entrusted with making difficult health care decisions for older loved ones actually know what the patient would want.

Coronavirus Entered My Father’s Nursing Home and Nobody Warned Me. I Did Not Get the Chance to Save Him.
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Coronavirus Entered My Father’s Nursing Home and Nobody Warned Me. I Did Not Get the Chance to Save Him.

Nobody told Jan Ransom about the first COVID-19 infection in her father's nursing home, so she couldn't move him before he got sick.

Why Everyone Needs to Take Family Caregiver Support More Seriously
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Why Everyone Needs to Take Family Caregiver Support More Seriously

Unpaid care from a family caregiver is what makes home care work for most families but caregivers rarely get sufficient respect and support for their efforts.

New Toolkit Aims to Help Educate Women About Prescription Opioids
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New Toolkit Aims to Help Educate Women About Prescription Opioids

Pain management is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Research shows that women are more likely to be prescribed opioids than men and tend to become persistent users of opioids.

It's Time for Women to Get Brain Healthy, Too
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It's Time for Women to Get Brain Healthy, Too

Women make healthy choices for their bodies every day but rarely think about their own brain health. Here's what we should be doing to care for our most important organ.

But What About My Parents? Caring for Older Family Members During Coronavirus
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But What About My Parents? Caring for Older Family Members During Coronavirus

We may be relatively young and healthy ourselves, but we all have aging or elderly loved ones, who face the highest coronavirus risk. Here’s what doctors say we can do to protect them.