Tag Archives: Relationships

Top Ten 2009 EldercareABC Posts by Mary Beth Sammons

by Mary Beth Sammons Caregiving Is Eternal This morning, I went for the 5 a.m. run with my group of girlfriends who have become my lifeline and support crew during the last several years caregiving, supportwhen I have been called on to care for my mother and father. Senior Redefines “Care” in Eldercare From 4:30…
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Eldercare and Quieting the Storm of Anger

by Joy Loverde Let’s say your elderly Mom fell on the steps and kept it a secret for three months because she “didn’t want to bother you.” Or conversations with Dad escalate into shouting matches on a regular basis. By now you’re so angry that you’re beginning to suffer from physical symptoms like headaches, poor…
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Online Dating for the Elderly

In 2011 the baby boomer generation will be entering their golden years. That means about 25% of our population will be over the age of 65 and more of us than ever will be caring for parents. Some of that 25% will be armed with knowledge of computers and a prescription for Viagra. It's no…
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