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November 5, 2020 Nov. 05, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have been taking care of my mother since I was 17 and she was disabled from a car acci... Read More

The State of Caregiving Jul. 22, 2020

Wellnews

Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States is an unpaid caregiver for an adult with health or other f... Read More

June 20, 2020 Jun. 20, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My mother had a stroke seven months ago and now cannot walk, read or speak. She will nev... Read More

Draining My Battery to Support Others Jun. 15, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Caring for my 91-year-old mother is taking a toll on me. For the past five years, I have... Read More

Caring About the Caregivers Mar. 18, 2020

Wellnews

Most family members and unpaid caregivers looking after older adults say they feel listened to when ... Read More

February 21, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I was interested in the letter from "Still Stressed Out," who is the caregiver for paren... Read More

Caregivers Need Care, Too Jan. 11, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I have a 31-year-old son who has always struggled with mental illness issues. He was dia... Read More

January 10, 2020 Jan. 10, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My 16-year-old son, "Freddie," has always kept to himself. We see Freddie's uncle about ... Read More

The Big Move: Part 2 Jan. 10, 2020

Positive Aging

Whether you are thinking about moving in with an adult child because of your age, finances, loneline... Read More

November 20, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My lady and I have been together for nine years, and we have a beautiful 7-year-old daug... Read More

Understanding Narcissism Nov. 12, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am writing in response to the letter from "Concerned Care-Daughter," who said she was ... Read More

Knock-Knock Oct. 23, 2019

Wellnews

The Peace Corps is famously all about young men and woman venturing to distant locales, bringing wit... Read More

Decision-Making for Mom Sep. 28, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My mom is in her 80s and in so-so health. She's at home for now with a full-time caregiv... Read More

Nurse Case Scenario Sep. 10, 2019

The Science Advice Goddess

I have to go visit my mom, who's in the hospital in another state. She's really ill. Her boyfriend ... 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

Elderly Parents Are Dysfunctional but Dependent Mar. 27, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My parents are both in their 80s and don't get around well anymore. Dad has a history of... 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

Out-of-the-Box Caregiving Nov. 30, 2018

Positive Aging

One of the amazing things about life is that the older you get, the easier it is to find people who ... 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