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If Your Aging Parent Refuses Help, You’re Not Alone

It’s one of the most challenging aspects of caring for aging parents: they refuse your help when they actually need it. You can see that your mother is no longer able to manage cooking safely, but she adamantly denies it. … Continue reading

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Learn About Alzheimer’s: Fall/Winter 2014-15 Workshops in Central Massachusetts

If someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, remember: You are not alone. Here are some excellent Central Massachusetts programs that you may find helpful this fall, offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter. … Continue reading

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Learn About Alzheimer’s: Spring 2014 Workshops in Central Massachusetts

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s for a loved one can seem overwhelming and devastating. But there is a great deal of support and information available to ease the journey. The following Central Massachusetts programs, offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Coping with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a complex, debilitating neurological disorder that strikes about one percent of the population. More likely to occur in adults over 60 and in men more than women, Parkinson’s attacks the central nervous system and damages the brain’s … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone: Getting Support When You Need It

When you care for a loved one who lives with chronic illness, you may often feel bombarded by the many challenges that arise daily or weekly. Medical crises, endless rounds of doctor’s appointments and just the stress of feeling both … Continue reading

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