Does an Adult Child Have a Legal and/or Moral Duty to Become a Parent’s Caregiver?

Jane had a good childhood growing up in Virginia. However, she kept both an emotional and geographic distance from her mother for most of her adult life. The rift began after her parents' divorce, which Jane blamed on her mother. … [Read more...]

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Mental Health of Caregivers Is Subject of Powerful Documentary 

Richard Lui, a journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News, sat down with Chip Carter recently to talk about his relationship with his late mother, former first lady Rosalynn Carter. Chip talked about his parents and their … [Read more...]

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What Is the Financial Impact of Caregiving? New Report Offers Interesting Insights and Valuable Tips

November is National Caregiving Month, a time to acknowledge the family caregivers who provide assistance to older adults, Veterans, people with disabilities, and those with serious and/or chronic health conditions. These … [Read more...]

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Emma Heming Willis Opens Up About Caregiving for a Loved One with Frontotemporal Dementia

Last year, Bruce Willis’ family announced that he would be stepping away from acting due to cognitive decline caused by aphasia, a condition affecting the ability to speak and understand. The actor’s symptoms progressed, and in … [Read more...]

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How Caregiving Can Heal a Relationship

Lori Grinker, a photojournalist and professor at New York University's Arthur L Carter Journalism Institute, was never close to her mother, Audrey. Their relationship had been strained when Lori’s parents got divorced and when her … [Read more...]

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TikTok and Caregiving: The #Dementia Hashtag on TikTok Has over 3 Billion Views!

The first time Jacquelyn Revere walked into a support group for caregivers of family members with dementia, she felt completely out of place. Revere, then a 20-something who’d just moved from New York City to California to care … [Read more...]

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Are You a ‘Helicopter Caregiver’? Learn How to Give Your Loved One the Space and Independence They Need

Q. With the recent loss of my father, my mother is now living alone about an hour away from me and my family. When dad died late last year, I grew increasingly worried about her and how she would handle things on her own. She … [Read more...]

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CaringBridge: Don’t Go Through Your Caregiving Journey Alone!

Rosalynn Carter, former first lady and prominent advocate for caregivers, famously stated that there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers; those who are currently caregivers; those who will be … [Read more...]

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New Approach May Help ‘Retrain’ the Brains of Dementia Caregivers

Q. My mother is the primary caregiver for my father, who has dementia. As my dad’s dementia continues to worsen, my mom has been getting more and more stressed. She’s been irritable, depressed, and hard to be around, and she … [Read more...]

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Cupcakes and Caregiving: A Successful Shark Tank Business Owner Balances Work Life with Caregiving

Tracey Noonan, CEO and co-founder of Wicked Good Cupcakes, started her business along with her daughter, Dani, in their Boston home kitchen. The company, which appeared on the TV show "Shark Tank" nine years ago, grew tremendously … [Read more...]

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