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Balancing dementia and relationships with family members can be hard — especially when young kids are involved. Keep reading to learn 8 ways that you can help your grandkids maintain their relationship with Grandma now that she has dementia.

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Are you finding it difficult to get help as an elder orphan? Are you worried about who will help you in the event of a medical emergency? Keep reading to learn how to plan for your future aging alone and discover ways to build a buddy system.

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Is traveling with dementia safe for your loved one? You want to visit family and friends, but the safety of your loved one comes first. Keep reading to find out how you can know if it’s ok to travel and get 8 tips to make it less stressful.

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Your parent’s house tends to smell like urine and feces when you visit. Their pet looks a little thin, and the water bowl is often empty. Should you start the conversation about re-homing their pet? Keep reading for advice about elderly parents and pets.

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Have you found yourself aging without family support? Are you worried about who will give you a lift to the doctor or take care of you as you age? Keep reading for advice on planning your future as an elder orphan.

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Is your spouse following you around everywhere you go after their dementia diagnosis? Do you feel like you’re suffocating from the lack of personal space? Dementia shadowing is common. Keep reading to learn ways to minimize it and gain back some privacy.

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Your parent has lost the love of their life, and you don’t know what to do to help. They keep to themselves, and you find them crying alone often. You’re worried and don’t know what to do. Keep reading for tips to help your mom or dad grieve their spouse.

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Growing old alone wasn’t what you had in mind, but now it’s happening. Don’t be caught by life’s surprises as you age! A medical emergency could leave you helpless without proper planning. Keep reading for advice on how to prepare for the most common situations you might find yourself in.

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Communicating with your adult children can make you feel like banging your head against a wall. Sometimes it feels like they just aren’t listening to you. Learn how to communicate and reconnect with your kids as adults in our latest article. Keep reading to learn more.

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Practicing holiday traditions in a care facility can come with several challenges. Your grandparent’s condition can make some of the activities you used to do together difficult or impossible now. Keep reading for tips on how to keep your holiday traditions alive now your grandparents live in a care facility.

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Making the decision to move into an independent or assisted living community can be tough! You aren’t sure which one will provide you with the care and assistance you need. Keep reading for a detailed look at these two types of communities and get the help you need today.

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When the time comes to care for your aging spouse, you might not be as prepared as you thought. Aging comes with several challenges and can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Keep reading for some useful tips to help you maintain your sanity and keep the spark alive.

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