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A Day in the Life of a Caregiver

Life of a Caregiver

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a caregiver? Find out this caregiver’s perspective on working in a long term care facility and for home care clients. Read more…

VIDEO: Relocating Your Parents

Queen of Hearts

Anne Hopcott knows how important it is to adapt to change, that’s why she chose not to wait for the decision to move into a retirement community to be made for her.

Seven Ways Families Benefit from Long-term Care Homes

Long-term care retirement homes provide care for seniors who require frequent assistance but the benefits extend to the family as well.

How to move on when your parents pass away

When your parents are nearing the end of their lives, you need to take some practical steps, plan your post-caregiving life and prepare your heart.

Have a Drink! Mom’s Retirement Home Trial Stay Was a Bust.

What do you do when you realize your mom’s trial stay at the retirement home was a bust? Have a drink? Yikes!

It’s 11 o’clock. Do you know where your mother is?

What happens when you call your elderly mum to check in on her and she doesn’t answer? And several minutes later she still doesn’t?

Make Caregiving a Choice and Reduce Your Stress

Most people are caregivers by default which causes a lot of stress. If you view caregiving as a choice, you can change all that for the better.

Create your caregiving experience, don’t just react to it

Caring for elderly parents can make you frantic with no time for the things that bring you joy. Here’s how to get some perspective.

Seniors Fight Depression Naturally With Diet and Nutrition (Part 2)

The timeless wisdom, “We are what we eat,” is as valid as ever, especially for seniors. It can even impove mood and help avoid depression.

My midlife crisis with a geriatric twist

NEW Column: Caring for my elderly mum has had more downs than ups this past year but there have been laughs too. Here’s what I’ve learned.