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Practical Insights for Busy Caregivers

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Perspective is important when caring for an adult daughter with a disability

February 20, 2017

Joan and Paul Vogel are grandparents in their mid-60s. But unlike many people their age, they’re not taking up new hobbies, traveling the world, or spending the winter in warmer climes. Miriam, their adult daughter with disabilities, will live at home for the foreseeable future. - read more

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February 20, 2017

Handbook helps patients navigate the hospital

From Patients Who Know: A Hospital Handbook acts much like a travel guide, offering practical advice on the language, cuisine, people and customs of what is for many people a foreign land: the hospital.

February 13, 2017

Making peace with uncertainty

"In caregiving, we need to be in control. Yet so much of caregiving is beyond our control. We believe that we should be living our own life and the life of our loved one, too. Any other approach feels dangerous and even possibly life-threatening."

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