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Striking the Right Balance: Work Versus Caregiving

You have an important meeting at 8:00 a.m., but your father fell in the bathroom after supper and you spent half the night with him in the ER. You missed lunch with colleagues for the third time this week because … Continue reading

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Five Keys to Caring for Your Aging Parent Long-Distance

Maybe you live in a major city where you’ve found excellent career opportunities and built a life for yourself and family, half a continent away from your mom, who still lives in the home where you grew up. Or maybe … Continue reading

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“Mom Always Liked You Best!”—How to Get Past Sibling Rivalry and Work Together to Care for Your Aging Parent

There’s an old saying that “one mother can raise many children, but many children cannot care for one mother.”  An oversimplification, certainly, but all too often true. Learning to cooperate as siblings to care for your aging parent can be … Continue reading

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DFA Summer 2012 Presentations for Geriatric Care Professionals

As part of her ongoing educational efforts, Debbie Fins will lead two training sessions this summer for geriatric care professionals: June 27, 2012: Enabling Frail Elders to Stay at Home—Subsidized Services Options For GCM-New England members only. Attendees will receive … Continue reading

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