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Hayes, J. (2020, January 10). 9 Tips to Improve Communication with Someone Who Has Dementia. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/family-caregiving/advice-for-caregivers/9-tips-to-improve-communication-with-someone-who-has-dementia

Nicolay, S. (2020, January 10). Where to Turn for Support After a Loved One's Death. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/resource-center/where-to-turn-for-support-after-a-loved-ones-death

Sunday Self Care with David Bass

Dr. David Bass, Senior Vice President, Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Center for Research and Education at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, discusses resources for older adults and caregivers with Rabbi Brown of Temple Israel Akron.

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By David Bass | 03/31/2020

Responding to COVID-19 as a Caregiver

News about the coronavirus (COVID-19) fills every airway. There is information about social distancing, tips for staying healthy and guidelines if you think you are ill. But there has been little, if any discussion about how to handle this public health crisis if you are the caregiver for an older adult or someone else in a high-risk category. How can you best manage their physical and emotional needs, and what can you do to take care of yourself?

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By Lisa Weitzman | 03/20/2020

5 Ways Caregivers Can Improve Relationship Strain with the Person They Care For

When we begin providing care for a loved one, our relationship with that person can take on a new meaning as our role in their life changes. Whether we are their spouse, child, sibling or friend, taking on the role of managing their care or helping them cope with a disease or condition comes with unique responsibilities and relational dynamics. In some cases, caring for a loved one may make our relationship with them stronger, but in others, the stresses of caregiving may lead to increased strain which in turn can negatively impact our relationship with a loved one.

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By Julie Hayes | 03/19/2020