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My Mother-In-Law’s Final Days

Roxanne Jones blogs at BoomerHaiku. This post was originally featured there.  Memories My 80-year-old mother-in-law came to live with Hubs and me for what turned out to be the last six months of her life in 2004. Pat had lost her husband the year before to complications from Alzheimer’s disease, and was in year eight …

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Family Caregiver Support: Remember To Take Care of Yourself

Debra Savage RN, BSN is the clinical support manager for Assisted Living and Home and Community Based Services for Presbyterian Senior Living. This post was originally featured on their website. More and more Americans step up to assume the role of primary caregiver for an adult family member or loved one every year. In the …

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Tales of Parental Caregiving: Cat on a Plane

Roxanne Jones blogs at BoomerHaiku. This post was originally featured there.  As crazy-making as it can be to care for aging parents sometimes, there also can be moments of snort-stuff-out-your-nose hilarity. Sometimes we only see the humor in retrospect – since we’re so aggravated or mortified at the time it’s happening. Here’s a case in …

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