Caregiving

Wellness
These methods will help you practice self-care while being a caregiver for a parent with a terminal diagnosis.
HuffPost Personal
It’s so hard to wrap my head around the fact that I could be old enough to care for both my children and my parents. But here I am.
Work/Life
Caregivers aren’t getting enough help from employers, who generally don’t see the problem, according to new Harvard research.
Healthy Living
As a society, we need policies and resources that can sustain and assist family caregivers.
Women
The chance of passing on HIV to your child through conception has been virtually eliminated by the use of biomedical prevention.
Impact
Yet at PHI, our research and consulting experiences with providers nationwide routinely show that this workforce isn’t robust
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Bottom line, we need to do more and de-stigmatize caregivers.
Impact
2016 is not all that different from the past years. In many places, we are on the brink of peace at the same time we are
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The concert would either bring Ed great joy or be a total disaster. That was just the way it was when you were dealing with a person with Alzheimer's.
Women
After my husband suffered a catastrophic stroke in 2005, the holidays didn't seem so merry. To make hosting easier, I often
Post 50
Holidays are tough for family caregivers. Don't inadvertently make things worse.
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Here's a true story that illustrates that people with Alzheimer's can remember and experience strong emotions related to a past event even if they can't remember the facts surrounding the occasion.
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Mom sounded as if she was free and clear of Alzheimer's. Her voice and tone was the mom that I always knew. I wondered how this could be. Is it possible that mom still has moments of being herself? At these times could she have a flashing thought wondering what is happening to her?
Wellness
In 2014, VNAA teamed with researchers at George Washington University to publish an article in Home Health Care Management
Wellness
Embed from Getty Images Like a kid before Christmas, I eagerly await the start of November every year. As November marks
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It really hit me one afternoon, when I returned home from my weekly visit with Ruth. (Her name has been changed to protect
Impact
Can you imagine your doctor calling on a Friday afternoon with the diagnosis of mesothelioma -- a fatal form of cancer -- and