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The Most Common Medication Errors for Seniors, and How to Avoid Them
How to Make a Safe Wheelchair Transfer [VIDEOS INCLUDED]
Dementia Assessment Tool: The SLUMS Test
Peri-care: What Every Caregiver Needs to Know
How to Talk to Someone with Dementia, Alzheimer's, or Memory Loss
Should Your Aging Loved One Join a Community Chorus or Consider Music Therapy?
Caregiver Tips for Alleviating Arthritis Pain
Four Reasons for Senior Appetite Loss
A Caregiver's Guide to Pleurisy
Communicating with Seniors: Tips for Caregivers
Will Your Aging Loved One Move to Virtual Doctor Visits in 2019?
These Seven Medicare Changes Will Occur in 2019
Helping Seniors Sleep Better: A Guide for Caregivers
Everything Caregivers Should Know about Geriatric Emergency Departments
Keep Your Aging Loved One Flu-Free this Season
Seven Common Geriatric Syndromes and Tips for Managing Them
Caregiving and Your Mental Health: Why Self-Care is Essential
What is Comfort Care?
Are Holistic Improvements the Key to Aging in Place?
Five Questions to Ask After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis
How to Help a Senior Age in Place Safely
Dementia and Guns: What Caregivers Need to Know
Preventing or Reversing Memory Loss -- Is It Possible?
Daily Aspirin Therapy: Is It Right for Your Aging Loved One?
Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care?
Fiber and Brain Aging: Is There a Connection?
Caregivers Need Care, Too: Tips to Lighten the Load
Capturing Senior Stories: Health Benefits and Beyond
Caregivers and Chronic Pain: A Bigger Challenge
Five FAQs About Family Caregiving
The 411 on Caregiving After Hip Replacement Surgery
Five Reasons Your Aging Loved One Complains So Much
Understanding the Complexities of Siblings and Elder Care
Is Your Loved One at Risk for Elder Financial Abuse by a Family Member?
Lyme Disease and Seniors: What Caregivers Should Know
Meals on Wheels and Beyond: Services for Seniors
Six Tips for Successful Family Caregiving Meetings
Sexually Active Seniors: What Senior Caregivers Should Know
Are Your Aging Loved One's Fingernails Pointing to a Health Concern?
Seniors and Flatulence: How You Can Help
Is Attitude Everything When it Comes to Aging?
The 411 on Therapy Chickens
Is a Senior in Your Care Struggling with Swallowing?
How to Handle an Active Shooter Situation in a Long-Term Care Facility
Sleep Meds and Seniors: The American Geriatrics Society Weighs In
The 411 on Seniors and Psychotropic Medications
Is the IoT Changing the Face of Caregiving?
The Benefits of Adaptive Clothing for Older Adults & Caregivers
What Is the Validation Method?
What Caregivers Need to Know about Lewy Body Dementia
Are You Caring for Someone with a Rare Disease?
10 Ways for Alzheimer's Caregivers to Make Mealtimes Easier
Seniors and Syncope: The 411 on Fainting
10 Practical Tips for Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer's
The Vital Role of Caregiver Support Groups
How Aging Affects the Immune System
New Year, New You: Committing to Caregiver Health in the New Year
Seniors and Benzodiazepines: What All Caregivers Need to Know
Seniors and Hearing Aids: What's the Big Deal?
Senior Eating Disorders: What All Caregivers Need to Know
Best Practices for a Perfect Med Pass
Depression in the Elderly - Could it be Seasonal Affective Disorder?
How to Help the Elderly in Dealing with Holiday Loneliness
Holiday Gift Ideas for Parents in Elder Care
The Caregiver's Guide to Seniors and Oral Care
A Merry Heart Does Good Like a Medicine
Degeneration and The Stages of Dementia
Spotting Sepsis in Seniors
Caregivers, Seniors, and Smoking
Understanding Multiple Sclerosis in Seniors
What's Love Got to Do With Elder Care?
Expert Interview Series: Monica Do Coutto Monni of Near North Palliative Care Network About Hospice and End-of-Life Care
Caregivers: Protect Seniors from Hurricane Relief Scams
What Does 'Quality of Life' Mean for Seniors?
The Heartbreak of Financial Scams on the Elderly
An Introduction to Palliative Care
Hospice or Home Caregiving?
Senior Safety: Five Practical Tips for Making Your Home Senior Safe
Senior Safety: Tips for Helping Seniors Up After a Fall
Senior Living Communities: Introducing Personal Care Homes
Senior Moment or Serious Symptom of Dementia?
Caregiver Grief, Part 2 - Finding Relief
Caregiver Grief, Part 1 - How to Recognize Anticipatory Grief
Elder Fraud: What You Must Know to Avoid The IRS Imposters
Seniors and Heat: What All Caregivers Need to Know
Marijuana for Senior Aches and Chronic Pain?
A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia Symptoms
Types of Dementia: Vascular Dementia
Types of Dementia: Lewy Body Dementia
Types of Dementia: Alzheimer’s Disease
A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia Medications
Does a Senior in Your Care Resist Bathing?
What Caregivers Need to Know About Sundowning
Risk Factors for Sundowning
What Is Sundowning and What Can You Do About It?
Caring for Your Aging Loved One After a Hospital Stay
Identifying Sundowning Syndrome
Everything Caregivers Should Know About Broken Hips
Six Caregiver Tips for Managing Incontinence Care
Dying Well: Tips for Caregivers to Promote "Good Deaths"
Is a Senior in Your Care Going Hungry?
Understanding Fibromyalgia and the Elderly
Coping with Depression and Grief After Losing a Loved One
The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors
A Caregiver's Guide to Recognizing the Signs of Elder Sexual Abuse
Staying Independent Longer with Adaptive Equipment and Strengthening Exercises
Six Tips to Help Seniors Transition to Nursing Home Life
Compassion Fatigue - Its Symptoms and Solutions
Caring for Someone With Ovarian Cancer
The 411 on "Freezing" and Parkinson's Disease
Expert Interview Series: Erin Wilson of If I Need Help on Medical ID Bracelets For Elderly Adults
Expert Interview Series: Naomi Feil and Vicki de Klerk Rubin of Validation Training Institute On Validation And How It Improves Connection With Elderly Patients
Sleepless in Seattle and Anywhere Else Seniors Live
Understanding and Coping with PTSD - 6 Tips for Caregivers
Managing Dementia-Related Rummaging, Hiding, and Hoarding Behaviors
Caring For Someone With Heart Disease
How Caregivers Can Help with Financial Responsibility for Seniors
Learning to Live with Heart Failure
Improving Quality of Life for Seniors through Intergenerational Mentoring
Winter Mobility and Seniors - Five Tips for Caregivers
Five Winter Weather Tips for Caregivers
What Caregivers Need To Know To Prevent Identity Theft and Elder Abuse in Older Adults
7 Caregiver Tips for Caring for Someone on Dialysis
Seniors and Depression - The Signs of Post Holiday Blues
Are Dementia Rates on the Decline?
Holidays: A great time to assess how elderly loved ones are doing living independently.
Healthy, Happy Holiday Eating for Seniors and Caregivers
Five Reasons To Put a Wii Under Your Aging Loved One's Tree This Year
When Grandpa is a Grinch: Coping with Grumpy Seniors During the Holidays
Four Tips for Sandwich Generation Caregivers
Caregiver Challenges: Sex, Dementia and Intimacy Issues
Top 6 Qualities of Successful and Happy Caregivers
National Eat With a Friend Day: Social Eating and Senior Wellness
Caregivers: Could Relaxation Be Within Your Reach Through Meditation?
Even Seniors Need BFFs
Assessing the Impact of Paid In-Home Care for Family Caregivers
How To Care For A Loved One Who Suffers From Chronic Pain
Shingles: A Resource for Caregivers
Substance Abuse and Seniors: What All Caregivers Need to Know
Great Job Opportunities for Seniors
Fall Friendly Activities for Seniors
Expert Interview Series: Marissa Sandler of Careseekers About Helping Caregivers, Seniors and Their Families
Seniors and Memory Loss: What the Recent Research is Saying
Expert Interview Series: Dale Farrow of CommunityHospice.com About Caring For The Caregiver
Shining the Light on Senior Immunizations
Is the End of Aging in Place Drawing Near?
5 Proactive Ways to Help Seniors Prepare for Fall
Raising Awareness With World Alzheimer’s Month
Expert Interview Series: Tammy Glenn of HomeBoundResources.com on Challenges Facing Caregivers
Exploring Home-Based Monitoring: What Caregivers Need to Know
Fewer Years, More Disabilities for Seniors With Diabetes?
Expert Interview Series: Emily Anderson of Familylinks About Helping Caregivers
Stem Cells: An Overview for Patients and Caregivers
Peace in Dying? Insights from the "Oldest Old"
A Caregiver's Guide to Navigating Senior Housing Options
Thought Leader Series: The Process of Dying, A Guide For Caregivers of Older Adults
Four Benefits of In-Home Care for Caregivers
Can Technology Help Lighten Your Load as a Family Caregiver?
Aphasia and Aging: The 411 for Caregivers
How to Change a Bed with Someone In It
Is Your Aging Loved One Leaving the Hospital with a Superbug?
Senior Hygiene and Personal Care: Five Tips for Caregivers
The 411 on Psychoactive Medications
What is an End-of-Life Doula?
Help for Caregivers: Understanding Sundowner's Syndrome
Alzheimer's and Sleep: What Caregivers Need to Know
The Many Benefits of Audiobooks for Seniors
Thought Leader Series: Is Something Wrong? Warning Signs Your Parent Might Be Abused
The Complete Guide to Medication Dispensers
Four Household Item Activities for People with Dementia
Seven Things All Caregivers Should Know About Cataracts
New Hope for Lost Memories? Alzheimer's Research Says "Yes"
Thought Leader Series: Caregivers: Talk to Each Other!
Safeguarding Senior Health During Men's Health Month
How to Promote Better Sleep in Seniors
Expert Interview Series: Ken Accardi of Ankota on Home Care Software for Caregivers
Thought Leader Series: 10 Tips for Communicating with Loved Ones with Dementia
Acting on Alzheimer's: The Role of Communities
Top Five Benefits of Social Media for Seniors: How caregivers can help.
Thought Leaders: 10 Keys to Caring for an Aging Parent
Helping Seniors Embrace "Creative Beginnings Month"
Expert Interview Series: Shelley Webb of the Intentional Caregiver on How Families Can Plan Better for Elder Care
The Arts and the Aging: What Caregivers Need to Know
Sexuality, Intimacy and Dementia for Caregivers
Is Your Aging Loved One Suffering from Vitamin D Deficiency?
Humor in Caregiving: An Essential Coping Technique
Coping With Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Caregivers
Six Tips for Cultural Competency in Caregivers
Seniors, Circulation, and What Caregivers Need to Know
Senior Safety: Making the Case for Medical Alert Devices
Kidney Disease: What All Caregivers Should Know
Anemia and Seniors: Tips for Caregivers
Can Better Listening Skills Make You a Better Caregiver?
Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors and Their Caregivers
Joint Pain and Seniors: An Overview for Caregivers of Older Adults
What Caregivers Need to Know about Elder Abuse
Expert Interview Series: Mike Good of Together in This on Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's
What All Baby Boomers Need to Know About Hepatitis C
Will a Pet Change Your Aging Loved One's Life?
Are Seniors Getting Too Many Screenings?
Seniors and Poverty: What all Caregivers Should Know
Expert Interview Series: Dr. Eboni Green About Self-Assessments for Caregivers
Health Scams and Seniors: What Caregivers Need to Know
Expert Interview Series: Sheila Korn About the Qualities of a Top-Notch In-Home Caregiver
Expert Interview Series: Stephen Tweed Of Leading Home Care About the Business Side of Caregiving
Safeguarding Seniors During National Burn Awareness Week
Urinary Incontinence: A Guide for Caregivers of Elders
Boosting Senior Brain Power - Celebrate Brainteaser Month
The Six Warning Signs of Elder Abuse Everyone Must Know
Bedsores or Pressure Ulcers: A Resource for Caregivers
Hoarding and Aging Seniors: Cutting through the Clutter
Helping a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Cope with Grief
Expert Interview Series: Connie Siskowski About the Unique Needs of Youth Caregivers
The Rising Problem of Senior Bullying: What Caregivers Need to Know
The Aging Brain: What Caregivers Need to Know
Five Ways to Connect with Your Aging Loved One This Holiday Season
Tips for Helping an Aging Loved One Cope with Grief and Loss During the Holidays
Cultural and Spiritual Sensitivity Resources for Caregivers of Older Adults
Quality of Life and Seniors: What All Caregivers Should Know
Is Grandma Always Cold? Here's Why...And What You Can Do About It
The Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Memory Care
How to Talk to Your Doctor and Make the Most of Your Doctor Appointment
Everything Caregivers Need to Know About Insulin
Norovirus: What Caregivers of Older Adults Need to Know
Caring for Someone With Chronic Pain: Tips for Caregivers of Elders
Suicide, Seniors and Training for Caregivers
National Family Caregivers Month - Thank a Caregiver Today
Five Everyday Activities for People with Dementia
Managing Family Dynamics: Help For Caregivers
Helping Seniors Navigate the Holiday Season: Five Tips for Caregivers
Dry Eye and Seniors: A Guide for Elder Caregivers
Powerful Tools for Caregivers: An Overview
A Caregiver's Guide to Wandering and Elopement
What Caregivers Need to Know About Over The Counter Medications
Tips For Visiting Someone With Dementia
Preventing Osteoporosis is Essential for Good Senior Health
Senior Skin Concerns: Top 3 Reasons Seniors Visit the Dermatologist
What is a Geriatrician and Who Needs One?
The 411 on Sexuality and Seniors
The 411 on Glaucoma and Aging Eyes
Senior Fall Prevention: Help for Caregivers
Osteoporosis and Exercise: What Caregivers Need to Know
Everything Caregivers for the Elderly Need to Know About Cataracts
The 411 on Respite Services for Caregivers
Meditation Offers Critical Caregiver Support
Hearing Loss, Isolation, and Beyond: What Caregivers Need to Know
Help Grandma Won't Eat! -- 6 Tips to Boost Waning Senior Appetites
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What Caregivers of Seniors Need to Know
Dementia 101 For Caregivers: Understanding 4 Common Types
8 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors and their Caregivers
Discussing Your Aging Loved One's Healthcare Wishes
Hearing & the Elderly: Everything You Need to Know About Hearing Aids
Massage for Aging Seniors - The Benefits and Power of Touch
5 Ways for Family Caregivers to Connect With Aging Loved Ones
Dental Hygiene and the Elderly
Dealing with Dementia: Coping with Challenging Behaviors
Taking Care of Yourself: Help For Caregivers and Stress
Caring for Difficult Parents: Caregiver Help
7 Reasons to Make 'Em Laugh: The Health Benefits of Humor for Seniors
How to care for the caregiver!
Caregiver Support Starts with Love: 4 Keys to Self Care
Caregiver Help: Managing the Emotional Stress of Caregiving
Music for Dementia: A Powerful Caregiver Tool
The 4 Top Resources Providing Help for Caregivers
6 Habits of Highly Effective Private Caregivers
Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Vision Loss for Seniors
Early Stage Alzheimer's: What You Need to Know
Caregiver Help: Understanding Grief and Loss
Caregiver Training: How to Read and Understand Food Labels
Assistive Devices: Independence for Seniors & Help for Caregivers
Caregiver Training: End of Life Care
Understanding the Dangers of Hoarding, Clutter and Senior Adults
Caregiver Help: A Guide to Fall Prevention for Seniors
Aging in Place: Often a Lonely Place to Live
Caregiver Training: Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke
Caregivers: Caught in the Middle
Has tradition changed the way we are caring for seniors?
5 Tips for Coordinating Eldercare with Your Siblings
Celebrate the Holidays while Caring for Older Adults
Don't Neglect the Caregiver when Caring for Older Adults
5 Tips for Long Distance Caregivers
Recognizing the Signs of Holiday Depression in Older Adults
Wintertime Caregiver Tips for Safe Eldercare
Medications and Seniors: Can Technology Help?
Make the most of your holiday visit with your elderly parents!
LTC Services and Supports: Increasing Quality of Care for Seniors
The Unexpected Rewards of Caregiving
Fall: A Time of Reflection
Alzheimer's: The Memories Fade
A Difficult Yet True Story of Elder Abuse: "How could they?"
mmLearn.org - Where caregivers go for help!
Caregiving is hard - mmLearn.org can help!
Forgiveness at the End of Life: A Timely Forgiveness
Caring for the Caregiver!
Caregiving: Grokking Your Way to Caring
Behavioral Management in Dementia
Dental Care and the Elderly
Caregivers: The Hidden Victims?
6 Tips For Preventing Social Isolation for Seniors
Caregiving: Mom Needs Tissues!
Caregiving: The Next Shift
Mental Illness in Seniors: Are they suffering in silence?
Quality of Life for Seniors: Over the Hill or a New Beginning?
Chronicles of Caregiving: Losses & Gains
Advanced Directives: How Will You Be Cared For?
Caregivers: Providing a Mother's Touch!
Elders & Technology: Enhancing The Quality of Life for Seniors
mmLearn.org: Celebrating 7 years with 7 Top Videos!
When Does Caregiving End?
Chronicles of Caregiving: Happy To Be Needed!
Senior Elopement - Not a Walk in the Park!
Chronicles of Caregiving: Mom and the Parrot
Doctor-Patient Communications: Making the Most of your Appointment
Challenges of Caregiving: I’m a Caregiver – Do I Matter?
Caregiver Stress: The Other Side of the Doorknob
Called to Stand - A Lenten Reflection for Caregivers
Preventing Elder Abuse: The Signs of Exploitation
Hearing Loss in the Elderly: Do You Hear What I Hear?
Chronicles of Caregiving: Giving up the Big Purse!
Chronicles of Caregiving: It’s all about the Candles!
Drugs and the Elderly: What you don’t know may harm you!
Elderly: Too Much Sleep or Not Enough?
Hope for Caregivers: Blooming Amidst Dreary Winter Days
Caregiving: Where do you find the strength?
Chronicles of Caregiving: Mom’s the Last One!
5 Ways mmLearn.org can help YOU: The Caregiver
Chronicles of Caregiving: The Big Move
10 Ways Elderly Get Scammed!
Caregiving: Testing the boundaries of family dynamics!
8 Helpful Resolutions for Caregivers in 2014!
Spirituality & Aging – Blessing the Threshold
Chronicles of Caregiving: It’s Complicated!
Keep Calm and Caregive - Dealing with Caregiver Stress
Caregiver Help: Genie in the Magic Lamp!
Caregiving: The Joy of Giving
mmLearn.org Recognizes Inspirational Caregivers
Chronicles of Caregiving: Traveling with Mom
Thanksgiving from the Heart - A Special Prayer for Caregivers
Caregiving: A Time for Everything
Caregiving: Learning the Grace of Acceptance
Caregiver Stress: Closer Than You Think!
Sexuality & Aging: "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
Celebrating Holy Days with Jewish Elders
6 Reasons The Elderly Can Be at Greater Risk for Dehydration
Caregiver Respite: Much needed and often neglected!
Caring for the Hateful Patient!
Depression in the Elderly
Is it ALZHEIMER’S or just Aging?
Hoarding: Only Passing Through
When the Pain Won’t Stop - Innovations in Chronic Pain Management
Caregiving: How do you Cope?
Caregivers: Don’t Give up Your Dreams
Alzheimer’s: Wandering & Elopement
Caregiving: The Capacity to Care
Caregiving: The Mamas & The Papas
What is a “Geriatrician” and Do I Need One?
Recognizing the Symptoms of Depression: Mom - You're Depressed!
How to BE with Someone Who is Dying
Is it Dementia or a UTI?
Caregiver Stress is Real!
Caregiver Stress: Unpack Your Baggage
SEXuality & Aging
Eldercare Issues: Who will care for Mama?
Caregivers and the Easter Season
Jewish Seniors and the Passover Feast
Lenten Prayer for Caregivers: Lessons Learned from a Kitten
Financial Abuse of the Elderly
Caregiving and Technology: iPhone, iPad . . . iCaregiver?
Loving the Caregiver
Help for Caregivers - Trusting Your Caregiver Instincts
There's no place like home - living independently longer!
Stroke Prevention Tips for Older Adults
Boundaries of Caregiving
Clergy Visiting Someone with Dementia: Making a Connection
They're Your Parents Too: Sibling Caregivers!
My parents need help! Please help me hire a caregiver.
Some Drugs and Elders Don’t Mix! Updated Beers List
Assistive Devices shouldn't "Get in the Way"!
Healthcare: Beyond Death Panels
Caregiver Stress: The Human Cost of Caregiving
Nutrition and the Elderly - Kitchen Sink Veggie Pasta Salad
Depression in the Elderly - Recognizing the Symptoms
Not All Falls Are Beautiful - Elderly and The Fear of Falling
Home Alone: Living Independently Longer
Can you hear me now? Hearing and the Elderly
Diabetes Medications and Seniors
Help! Mom has dementia and my sister is driving me CRAZY!
Cultural Sensitivity Training for Caregivers of Jewish Seniors
How do we prepare? End of Life Decisions
Why Hospice – Why Now?
Latino Caregivers: ¿Cuidadores?
Norovirus - It's Not Just on Cruise Ships
A Ministry of Presence: Visiting a Nursing Home
Let’s Talk Ethics: Gambling, Sex & Driving
Spirituality and Aging: Exploring the Relationship
Elderly Dehydration: Signs, Symptoms & Prevention
Family Dynamics: Choose Your Friends….But Not Your Relatives!
I Don’t Have Dementia - But it is Driving Me Crazy
Living with Parkinson’s Disease
Late Life Tragedy: Suicide in the Elderly
Hoarding and the Elderly
Aging with Ease. Understanding Assistive Devices.
What Men Need to Know! Prostate Issues and Erectile Dysfunction.
Substance Abuse and Misuse in Older Adults
Dementia, Dining & Dignity: At the Dinner Table
No, I’m Not Okay. I’m Losing My Brain. (Is it Alzheimer's?)
How’s Your Vision? The aging eye...
The Harsh Realities of Diabetes in the Elderly
Suicide and the Elderly – What are we Not seeing?
The Aging Eyes
Hearing aids should not squeal! Using Hearing Aids
Confused in the Drug Store
Emergency? Yes! No! (Urgent Care or ER?)
Caregivers and Depression
Doctor and Patient Communication: How to Talk to Your Doctor
Urgent Care or ER: How Do You Decide?
Acute Care for Elders: ACE Units
Are your aging parents living alone? Are they ok?
Are you a Long-Distance Caregiver?
What does aging do to our spirituality? Spirituality and Aging
Home Sweet Home? What to look for when visiting aging parents.
Doctor-Patient Communications - How to Talk to your Doctor
It’s not Hoarding – It’s Just Clutter!
Grief and Loss: A Burden and A Blessing
Is Depression a Sign of Aging? Depression in the Elderly.
Aging As a Spiritual Journey: Spirituality for Elders.
Why me as the Caregiver? Caring for an aging parent.
Alcoholism in the Elderly - It's More Common Than You Think.
FALLS AREN’T FUNNY! ...Caring for Older Adults
Are you a Family Caregiver not getting enough sleep?
How to Survive Aging Parents and Sibling Rivalry!
Constipation and the Elderly: Getting the Scoop on Poop?
End of Life Care: What SHOULD you expect from Hospice?
Missing Elderly Person…Silver Alert!
Hoarding and the Elderly - A dangerous situation!
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