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Caregivers should do their homework

By Angela Rocheleau Back to school is in the air. This not only signals changes for school children but also for their parents. Everyone is up early, scattering around the house for clothing, breakfast, book bags and the mad dash to the school bus. A quick glance at the calendar for mom and/or dad is […]

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Sandwich Generation caregivers: Where can you get help?

By Angela Rocheleau The Sandwich Generation is a term that has been coined to describe the generation that is still raising children while having some or all caretaking responsibilities for aging parents. I find myself a member of this growing and very prevalent group. I am a full time career person nearing the final stretch […]

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Think independence for your senior family member

By Angela Rocheleau As we celebrate our country’s independence this month, it may also be time to think about the independence of a senior loved one in your family. Is your elderly family member still living in a home that is difficult to access due to many stairs? If so it may be hard for […]

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Plant the seeds for making plans this spring

This is the time for planning all those family occasions and vacations. Are your elderly family members involved in that plan? Who will take care of the grandparents?

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Heart to heart advice for families and caregivers

By Angela Rocheleau February is National Heart Month and here are a few interesting facts to ponder. Every year since its congressional approval in 1963, the president has issued a proclamation to help raise public awareness of heart disease. Even though most people associate heart disease with men, it’s also the leading cause of death […]

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Respite for caregivers, the unsung heroes of the family

The boomer population will increase by almost 70 percent over the next 15 years, which will result in an increased need for caretakers to help this aging group.

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