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  • ... is not inevitable. Three "super seniors " share the secrets to staying healthy and active in their 80s and 90s. ... installment of our special series on aging and elder care in partnership with "Your Turn to Care ," three "super seniors ...
  • Often caregivers are thrust into their new roles with no warning and no ... advocacy group and join a support group.Whether a family's seniors live a long distance away or close to home, being a caregiver ... up how important it is for the caregiver to take care of themselves by taking a break, getting help and paying attention to ...
  • ... for elderly parents make a promise they may find difficult to keep: "I will never put you in a home." For Sonia Alvarado, caring ... mother or daughter. In this episode of Your Turn to Care we discover assisted living, though often expensive, became the best ...
  • ... story is part of our continuing series, "Your Turn to Care ," addressing the emotional and practical concerns of aging, ...
  • ... dose of respite when her father attends a local adult day health care center three days a week. But state budget cuts may put an end to ...
  • ... a glimpse into how helpful a support group can be for caregivers . There are so many decisions caregivers must make on a daily basis and looking to friends and family for advice and emotional reassurance isn't always ... caregivers join a support group to get the help they need . ...
  • ... degeneration--a form of dementia that's often difficult to diagnose and often confused with Alzheimer's. The brain disease has ... end. The life expectancy after diagnosis is anywhere from 2-8 years. But for some it can be longer. John would like to bring in ...
  • Noted author Gail Sheehy stresses the critical need for caregivers to take a break every day from the consuming demands of ...
  • ... Correia, 64 years old, always knew she would be the one to care for her parents when they were elderly. Several years ago, when it ... of her ability to manage both worlds to her weekly caregivers support group. ...
  • ... near. Part of our continuing series on aging and elder care , "Your Turn to Care ." Update: It is with deep sadness that we hear of the passing of ...

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