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...]

How Estate Planning Helps You and Your Caregiver

Dear Angel,I have Parkinson’s and need lots of care, and I know things are just going to get tougher. My sister is my caregiver who helps me full-time. I heard that getting my estate planning and long-term care planning in … [Read more...]

Unprecedented Caregiver Fatigue in America — Do You Suffer from Caregiver Burnout?

Q. This past year, my mother, who has dementia, moved into our house, and I became her caregiver. I also work full-time from home and have two children of my own. Recently, I am feeling very anxious and stressed out, like I’m … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Managing Stress and Anger as a Caregiver

Dear Angel,I’ve been a caregiver for my mother for a few years, and I experience feelings of anger inside sometimes. I feel guilty for having these emotions, but sometimes I just want to bury my head in a pillow and scream. … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Introducing the Dementia Doula

If you’re familiar with the word “doula,” you probably think of it as referring to a person who provides guidance and support to a pregnant woman. From admission through delivery, a doula stays at her patient's side providing … [Read more...]

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