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  • Living With COPD: A Caregiver’s Guide Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common condition among people over 65, especially smokers and former smokers of tobacco. However, great strides have been made in treating it. If you have a mother or father with COPD, there are many things you and your home ... Continue Reading
  • Tips for Reducing Sundowning Caregivers in Midtown NY: Tips for Reducing Sundowning Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. It is a group of symptoms that appear late in the day and often continue on through the evening hours. Their cause is not clear, though some relate it ... Continue Reading
  • Providing Support to an Aging Parent That Lives Miles Away Caregivers in Stuyvesant NY: Providing Support to an Aging Parent that Lives Miles Away Telltale signs may be evident. Your loved one doesn’t sound quite so optimistic during your weekly calls. There is a sense of hesitancy, even fear, when asked how they’ve been doing. Your ... Continue Reading
  • Does Rainy Spring Weather Really Affect Uncle Charlie’s Arthritis? Family Caregivers in Queens NY How often have you heard an aging parent, aunt or uncle say it must be going to rain because their arthritis or their back is acting up? Turns out it’s not just an old wives’ tale after all. There really is some truth to it. Though it’s not so ... Continue Reading
  • 4 Facts You May Not Have Realized About Being a Family Caregiver Family Caregivers in Upper West Side NY Often family caregivers aren’t sure what they’re getting into when they first start caring for an elderly loved one. The caregiving situation could have come about suddenly as a result of an accident or acute illness or it might have ... Continue Reading