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August 11, 2018
Caregivers benefit from hospice education ahead of need
Dear Carol: My dad is in a good assisted living facility (ALF). He's 96, and other than congestive heart failure, he's in fair health for his...
August 11, 2018 - 6:45am
August 4, 2018
Medications can be undetected cause of personality changes
Dear Carol: My husband has been diagnosed with a slow-growing type of leukemia that is well controlled by medication. He takes several medications...
August 4, 2018 - 10:03am
July 28, 2018
Elder reluctant to try in-home caregiving, but help is necessary
Dear Carol: Mom had a stroke two years ago and Dad provides her care. She's had health issues for over 10 years so he's actually been a caregiver...
July 28, 2018 - 7:38am
July 20, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
July 14, 2018
Medical diagnosis is vital to determine steps for dementia care
Dear Carol: I've lived 900 miles away from my parents for years. My husband and I were tied down with caring for his parents, so we didn't see...
July 14, 2018 - 7:07am
July 7, 2018
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 9:40am
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
June 23, 2018
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
Dear Carol: I am caring for both of my parents who are over 90. Mom has Alzheimer's. Dad tries to help, but he's limited in what he can do. Frankly,...
June 23, 2018 - 7:19am
June 16, 2018
Commentary: Celebrate Father's Day with Dad, even if he may not recognize family
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has late-stage Alzheimer's and he no longer knows the family. My husband's heart breaks when he sees his dad, and...
June 16, 2018 - 7:26am
June 2, 2018
Commentary: Hospital discharge list can help caregivers stay organized
Dear Carol: My dad has been in the hospital for open-heart surgery. He's now being discharged and will come home with me until he recovers enough...
June 2, 2018 - 8:20am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Dear Carol: I quit a job that I enjoyed, one with good benefits, in order to be a caregiver to my parents up until their deaths just months apart....
May 26, 2018 - 8:55am
May 19, 2018
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Dear Carol: My dad cared for Mom for seven years until she died from Alzheimer's. Now, Dad needs a little help. He knows how hard caregiving...
May 19, 2018 - 9:18am
May 12, 2018
COMMENTARY: Guilt about mother's care needs perspective
Dear Carol: Because of repeated strokes my mother couldn't live alone, so I moved her in with me. As years went by I struggled to transfer her...
May 12, 2018 - 8:15am
May 5, 2018
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
April 28, 2018
Age shouldn't determine facility care
Dear Carol: I've been reading a lot about if it's time to force a parent into some kind of care. Your position seems to be that it's the older...
April 28, 2018 - 8:20am