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Being in the Moment with Mom

By Julie M. Danis
By Julie M. Danis

Mom was mobile but unsteady. Getting in and out of a car was an act of faith on both our parts. We often waltzed our way out of a potential disaster into a waiting seat.“Would you like to dance?” I asked, turning our swaying into a dip. “Oh, yes,” she said with a smile.

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For U.S. Caregivers, Many Changes

By Susan Baida
The National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP have just released a new report about caregivers in the United States, an update of the last one issued in 2004. In just five years, I am amazed by some of the new information, and how significantly some of the numbers have changed. The report is based on interviews with 1,480 caregivers throughout…
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