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July “Senior Sense”: 5 Strategies for Long Term Caregiving

One of my caregiver coping skills is a concept I call “contained pain.” It’s the idea that I can...

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You Don’t Have to Go It Alone: 5 Ways Senior Care Solutions can Help During COVID-19

More than 41 million Americans are responsible for some form of family caregiving for adults 50 and...

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June “Senior Sense”: 4 Tips for Balancing Caregiving with a Career

I had taken the day off from work to bring my mother to her primary care doctor for a checkup. “Why...

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May “Senior Sense”: How to Make Caregiving-Related Decisions Under Stress

  I heard about parenting all the time: “Your life completely changes when you become a parent,” my...

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The Power of Connection: Caregiving in a Global Pandemic

“My television isn’t working. I feel cut off from the world.” My heart sank when my 91-year-old...

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April Senior Sense: Caregiving Through a Crisis

Caregiving on a good day, can be stressful. Caregiving during a crisis can feel completely...

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8 Real-Life Scenarios for When Working Parents Need Backup Child Care

If you’re a working parent, then you know the feeling. The minute your regular child care plans...

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5 ways parents can be productive working from home while watching the kids during coronavirus closures

What do you do when work, school, and daycare suddenly happen all under one roof? Millions of...

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March Senior Sense: 4 Game-Changers for Dementia Caregivers

In my father’s final months of his life, I visited him every day. He was living in a skilled...

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What Families and Caregivers Should Know About Coronavirus

Click here for Backup Care specific information. The health and safety of families and caregivers...

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5 Reasons New Dads Need Paternity Leave

Historically, new dads didn't have to worry so much about taking paternity leave. Time off after...

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February Senior Sense: Caregiver Guilt Is a Choice; 3 Ways To Choose Differently

After my mother died, I was racked with guilt over the amount of time I spent, or rather didn’t,...

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