Daily Archives: April 21, 2011

“Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First – Then Assist the Others”

This common airline safety message is actually a great reminder for those who are providing care for a loved one. To best take care of others, we must first take care of ourselves. If you are the adult child of … Continue reading

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Everyday Care Issues Require Communication, Planning

Though communicating preferences and making care decisions in advance can cut down on uncertainty and stress, families often don’t discuss the issues of everyday care until there is a crisis. Having conversations about small and personal choices can help prepare … Continue reading

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