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    Thursday, 24 January, 2019

    In the days, weeks and months following a loss, it’s important to remember the grieving process has no set timeline. Grieving is not a linear experience or the same from person to person— some days you may feel positive, while others may feel...

    Cathy Nichols

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    October 10, 2019

    4 Tips for Caring for a Loved One With Dementia

    Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for family caregivers who may not understand the progression of the disease.

    According to the Mayo Clinic, dementia is an umbrella term for a wide range of symptoms that interfere with daily...

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    September 26, 2019

    5 Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Family Caregiver

    Statistics show one in four people will serve as a family caregiver at some point in their life. Some assume this role after a sudden illness or injury, while others step up when an aging loved one simply cannot care for his or her self anymore.

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    September 5, 2019

    5 Meaningful Conversation Starters to Ask This Grandparents Day

    Did you know this weekend is Grandparents Day? Launched in 2012, Grandparents Day’s goal is to encourage multigenerational bonding and engagement.

    For many of us, our grandparents played an integral role in our upbringing. But, when was the last...

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    August 22, 2019

    4 Tips to Help Family Caregivers Move a Loved One into Their Home

    Many of us are familiar with the scenario when young adults move back in with their parents. But, have you considered that many years later, you may have your parents move in with you? Following a sudden injury or illness, family caregivers often...

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    August 8, 2019

    3 Reasons to Involve Children in Final Arrangements

    Following the loss of a close family member or friend, there’s a common misconception that children are too young to attend funeral or memorial services.

    Parents or grandparents may feel that funerals are only designed for adults because they may be...

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    July 25, 2019

    5 Phrases to Say to a Family Caregiver to Show Your Support

    When a family member takes on the responsibility of providing comfort and care for an aging loved one, it alters many aspects of their own life. Caregiving requires the individual to reassess their personal and professional priorities to tend to the...

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    July 11, 2019

    4 Signs It’s Time to Designate a Family Caregiver

    Today, nearly 40 million Americans serve as family caregivers for an aging or ailing parent.

    It’s not uncommon for an aging loved one to be in denial over their need for assistance because they don’t want to lose their independence. But, asking for...

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    June 6, 2019

    4 Senior Safety Tips for the Hot Summer Months

    The summer months in Cleveland are an exciting time to get outside and enjoy the weather.

    While this may be enjoyable for most people, seniors need to take a few extra precautions during the warmer months to stay safe.

    Last year, MetroHealth reported

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    May 30, 2019

    5 Conversation-Starting Questions for Family Road Trips

    Are you going on a family road trip this summer? 

    Whether you’re traveling a long distance or taking a short weekend getaway, road trips are a great opportunity to turn off your mobile devices and have meaningful conversations with your family. 

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    May 16, 2019

    5 Summer Programs for Grieving Children and Teens In and Around Cleveland

    According to Crossroads Hospice, nearly 5 million children in the U.S. experience the death of one or both parents. Sadly, this number does not include the loss of other significant people in their lives.

    To aid those grieving, the Cleveland area...

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