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    Benefits of a daily plan for someone with dementia

    Posted 01/17/2018 by Fallon Health

    Investing time in developing a daily plan can reduce stress and improve quality of life for someone with dementia—and for caregivers, too. Nicole McGurin, of the Alzheimer's Association, offers tips to make it easier to organize your day. 

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    A long, difficult caregiving journey with great rewards

    Posted 11/20/2017 by Fallon Health

    Guest contributor Janet Sweeney Rico, Ph.D., M.S.N., M.B.A., describes her experience caring for her daughter, who has needed intensive, round-the-clock caregiving since birth.

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  • Get caregiving tips and resources in a free guide

    Posted 11/14/2017 by Fallon Health

    November is set aside as National Family Caregivers Month, but it’s no secret that providing care for an aging adult is more of a round-the-clock, year-round endeavor. We recently put together a guide to help new and seasoned caregivers called Caring from the heart: A guide for caregivers of aging adults.

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    Support for caregivers of people with dementia

    Posted 11/06/2017 by Fallon Health

    Guest blogger Grace Whiting, of the National Alliance for Caregiving, shares research on dementia caregiving that underscores just how much family caregivers do each and every day. She also describes new efforts to focus on the care and support needs of people living with dementia—and their caregivers.

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  • Making changes at home to prevent falls

    Posted 10/18/2017 by Fallon Health

    Falling is a common worry among older adults and their caregivers—for good reason. 75% of falls take place in or near the home. Read more for some tips that can help ensure that your loved one’s living space is free of common hazards. 

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