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The Coming Caregiving Crisis May. 22, 2019

Wellnews

With roughly 8 million middle-class Americans currently over the age of 75, the costs of needed hous... Read More

When Friends Fill Void Left By Family May. 20, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband and I moved to another state following our retirements a few years ago. We mo... Read More

Are You a Grandparent? Apr. 19, 2019

Positive Aging

If you are a baby boomer, chances are you are also a grandparent. And the reason I'm so sure about t... Read More

Being a Great Caregiver Apr. 17, 2019

Wellnews

Caring for a spouse with a serious chronic illness often places incredible strain upon a relationshi... Read More

Speak Up and Talk It Out Feb. 24, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My son recently said something that embarrassed me and kept me awake most of the night. ... Read More

You Deserve to Have a Life, Too Feb. 08, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a live-in caregiver for my grandmother, who is in failing health. She has five chil... Read More

Illiteracy in the Old Jan. 16, 2019

Wellnews

Roughly 90 percent of Americans age 65 and older use prescription drugs, with an average 20 prescrip... Read More

Either Be a Model Employee or Get a New Job Nov. 27, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My supervisor rarely states his desires clearly. But if I take the initiative or ask him... Read More

Install a Shower for Easy Handicapped Access Nov. 15, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: My father is coming to live with me, and he is in a wheelchair. I need to remodel the ba... Read More

The Case of the Stress-Filled Shrinking Brain Nov. 02, 2018

C Force

I told myself I needed to move on. I'd covered the issue of stress numerous times in the past, most ... Read More

Suspicious Caregiver Jul. 10, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: "Pete" was a friend of mine. He was 20 years older than I and died at the age of 87. He ... Read More

Hey, I'm Sacrificing Here Aug. 07, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: When my mom's husband died, we moved her from another state to an assisted living facili... Read More

Caregiver Survival Guide Jun. 30, 2017

Positive Aging

Full disclosure: Even though I've been obsessed with health issues my entire life, I've never been i... Read More

Gimme a Break Jun. 22, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am 63, and I help daily with my 94-year-old mother, who lives by herself. I run errand... Read More

Caregiving Strain Jun. 13, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am an only child. I have always been very close to my mother. When my husband and I ma... Read More

Pet Odors Impacting Home Jun. 21, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband is in hospice care and I have a caregiver come once a week to give me a break... Read More