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5 Tips for Self-Care Over the Holiday Season

  Over the next month or so, many people will be traveling to visit relatives and friends or hosting  family holiday gatherings in their own homes.   It is a very busy time of year and people often talk about feeling “stressed, frazzled and overwhelmed” due to the many demands on their time as well as finances.   Caregivers of aging parents are at great risk for experiencing additional stress during the holidays as there are more demands
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5 Tips for Family Caregivers during a Medical Crisis

Over the last couple of months, I have been immersed in a medical situation with a family member that caused major disruption in our day to day lives. Many of my usual activities were suspended during this time, including writing this blog I’m sorry to say. However, now that the crisis has passed with a very positive outcome, I’d like to share what helped us through this challenging time in our lives with the hope that others might benefit.
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