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  • Ask Me Anything: Submit Questions to Our Experts
    Senior Care & Aging

    Are you a family caregiver or do you know one? We have an upcoming event that might be of interest and we invite you to participate. Dr. G. Allen Power, a world-renowned dementia care expert and author, along with Nicole Brackett, the Homewatch CareGivers ...

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  • Dementia & Quality In-Home Care
    Senior Care & Aging

    It’s one thing for a company to talk about their long-term care services but take it from a geriatrician and dementia care expert. Author, geriatrician and dementia care expert G. Allen Power, MD, is featured in this new video explaining why quality ...

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  • Are You Ready for Post-Surgery?
    Senior Care & Aging

    The idea of having surgery can be scary and involve a lot of questions for the medical team. While the focus is on having a successful surgery, there also needs to be some thought put into a successful recovery once you return home. There are numerous ...

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  • Caregiving - When You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    By Brenda Avadian, The Caregiver's Voice Oftentimes, we caregivers jump in before we realize what we are doing. How hard can caregiving be? The truth is we don’t know what we don’t know. (Read that again.) Mom fell and broke her hip. Dad wandered into the ...

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  • Can You Teach Compassion?
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Being a caregiver—whether for a family member or in a paid professional role—requires many different skills. There are courses and certifications in caregiving available so that people can show up prepared for helping with different needs. However, one of ...

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  • The State of Dementia Today
    Senior Care & Aging

    We’ve created a series of videos with Dr. G. Allen Power, MD , a geriatrician, author and dementia care expert. He is the author of “Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care” and “Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being.” In this first ...

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  • Your Stress Checklist
    Coping and Caregiving

    Stress manifests differently in each person and because of various life developments. One person may find staying home to care for a loved one a nice break from going to the office each day, whereas another might find being at home with someone who needs ...

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  • Caregiving and Control
    Senior Care & Aging

    When it comes time to accept a little help, not everyone says, “Yes, please!” It doesn’t matter if the offer comes from a dear family member or a professional caregiver, the answer can often be, “No way!” Dr. Barry J. Jacobs, Psy. D., clinical psychologist ...

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  • Good News! You’re Aging!
    Senior Care & Aging

    Let’s not kid ourselves, there are some downsides to getting older. However, science is finding some pretty good things going on also. Here are a few examples about aging well from recent reports: Cognitive Life Expectancy Might Be Longer Research ...

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