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Why your ill parent fools the doctor and what to do about it


A frequent problem expressed among adult children is that their parents aren't truthful with their doctors. - read more

When caring for someone in mental health distress, focus on the person’s abilities

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One challenge caregivers face is finding the right balance between providing conscientious care and supporting independence, says Gillian Gray, Program Manager, Family Outreach & Response, Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto. - read more


May 16, 2017

WNY Pride Center launches new memory loss caregivers program

Caregivers for those with dementia tend to experience isolation, a loss of sense of self, and a lack of time for other relationships and activities. As crushing as all of this can be, caregivers in the LGBTQ community often are left to tackle a greater number of challenges.

May 2, 2017

Balancing elder care with other relationships

How much do caregivers owe their aging parents? Do they owe their health, their financial future, their family relationships? Where does "honoring your parents" begin and end?

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