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  • ... John Whitmarsh' wife is afflicted with a form of dementia called frontotemporal degeneration, or FTD. He shares his story about caring for his wife as she suffers from this degenerative disease. ...
  • The caregiver's journey is filled with unexpected turns and developments. Many adult children caring for elderly parents make a promise they may find difficult to keep: "I will ...
  • Often caregivers are thrust into their new roles with no warning and no preparation. Actress Patricia Richardson tells ... of what happened to her when she was faced with caring for her elderly parents in another state. As a long distance caregiver , ...
  • ... and binge watching comic book inspired movies and TV shows . You might not know it at first glance, but when I was sixteen I ... out before it was too late. Youth Friendly Mental Health Resource:   Foothill Family Service 11429 Valley ...
  • ... in your community include adult day care centers, home health aides, home-delivered meals, respite care, transportation services, ... their isolation and monitor their well -being. Check with your local AAA, religious groups, senior centers, and other public or ...
  • ... in your community include adult day care centers, home health aides, home-delivered meals, respite care, transportation services, ... their isolation and monitor their well -being. Check with your local AAA, religious groups, senior centers, and other public or ...
  • A new study shows that California children in poverty don't have access to many services. ... E. Casey Foundation, a charitable organization working with kids in the U.S., releases their "KIDS COUNT Data Book." It's a ... well -being," a blanket term the covers everything from health and education to the ability to obtain food assistance. And it ...
  • Gail Sheehy describes for "Your Turn to Care" the importance of rest and recuperation on all ... stress all caregivers experience must be balanced with a time for healing so re-entry into a more normal life can occur ... is done. While feelings of guilt about the job a caregiver has done are not uncommon, Ms. Sheehy emphasizes the main feeling ...
  • ... published a cover story titled, "Crisis Alert! Great Depression by March!" The subheads, split by a torn $100 bill featuring a ... the conference, TTLA spent a few minutes during one break with Carlos Barron, an L.A. County Arts Commissioner. Barron pointed out ...
  • Needing a caregiver is not inevitable. Three "super seniors" share the secrets to ... to Stay Healthy and Engaged Needing a caregiver is not inevitable. In the latest installment of our special series on aging and elder care in partnership with "Your Turn to Care," three "super seniors" share the secrets to staying ...

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