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‘Losing It’ When Supporting an Aging Spouse Can Cause Stress, So What Can You Do About These Tough Situations?

By Andy Niska | Feb 26, 2018

When you’ve been married for 30, 40, or even 50 years, you have been through a lot together. It may feel as though there’s nothing that can tear you apart, nothing you can’t handle together, but with time and age, increasing health and physical challenges can cause a great deal of stress. As a caregiver…

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How Many Hours Do You Help Your Aging Parent?

By Lynn at Interim | Feb 14, 2018

Caregiver Stress: Stress is one of those things that generally sneaks up on us. You are a family caregiver, if you have been supporting your mother, father, spouse, or even a sibling because they are struggling with their own basic care as they get older or face a health emergency, you may very well be dealing with a lot of stress.

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Why Do Friends and Family ‘Cut Tail and Run’ When You’re Caring for a Parent in Need?

By Greg Banks | Jan 31, 2018

Caregiver Stress Galloway NJ: John never thought this was going to happen to him. He was 76, widowed, living alone, and seemed to be in relatively good health. He recently had a physical and was given a clean bill of health. So, when the heart attack came on, he was not just surprised and frightened, but worried about what the future may hold.

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Defensiveness May Be Normal When Seniors Face the Prospect of Home Care Support

By Lynn at Interim | Jan 19, 2018

Sarah was not too keen on the idea of relying on somebody else for help. Her daughter lived one street over from her. She just assumed that her daughter would be there for her when she needed her. When she was having difficulty, she would call on her daughter to help her with a wide range of things around the house, never thinking twice about the kind of pressure it was placing on her. She never wanted to consider home care options because she had various misconceptions about it.

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