Seeing family during the holidays can be joyful as well as challenging, no matter who is the guest and who is the visitor. If you are going home to spend time with elderly loved ones, this can be an ideal time to see if they are doing OK and need more help year round.
Let’s make a list and check it twice so this can be a delightful time for all:
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