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  • Menopause and Caregiving

    The typical in home caregiver is a middle-aged woman, which means that the typical in home caregiver is likely experiencing some aspect of menopause.

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  • Caring for Your Same-Sex Partner at Home

    While many senior care and caregiving issues are the same for heterosexual couple and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (or LGBT) couples, sometimes there are significant legal, financial and personal differences for LGBT caregivers.

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  • National Memory Screening Day

    National Memory Screening Day takes place during National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and is aimed at early detection and intervention of memory problems.

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  • Caregiver's Guide to Estate Planning

    Despite a career in financial planning and experience helping clients prepare their estate plans, Nancy Butler faced many of the same difficulties we all face when it came time to discuss an estate plan with her own family.

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  • The Importance of Alzheimer’s Memory Screening

    If you or someone you love is concerned, or maybe just curious, about Alzheimer’s disease, a simple memory-screening test may be what you need.

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  • Dementia Tip: Explaining, Excusing & Defending Your Loved One

    Before June Fuerst was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, her husband saw her so humiliated in a social situation that he took steps to ensure that it never happened again.

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