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Minding Our Elders
July 14, 2018
Medical diagnosis is vital to determine steps for dementia care
Dear Carol: I've lived 900 miles away from my parents for years. My husband and I were tied down with caring for his parents, so we didn't see...
July 14, 2018 - 6:00am
July 7, 2018
Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 6:30am
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 7:00am
June 23, 2018
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
Dear Carol: I am caring for both of my parents who are over 90. Mom has Alzheimer's. Dad tries to help, but he's limited in what he can do. Frankly,...
June 23, 2018 - 6:30am
June 16, 2018
Celebrate Father's Day with Dad, even if he may not recognize family
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has late-stage Alzheimer's and he no longer knows the family. My husband's heart breaks when he sees his dad, and...
June 16, 2018 - 7:00am
June 9, 2018
Friendship may mean confronting friend about possible dementia
Dear Carol: A friend of mine lives alone in an apartment. She's 73 and has an active life. Recently, she has gotten lost when driving a couple...
June 9, 2018 - 9:30am
June 2, 2018
Hospital discharge list can help caregivers stay organized
Dear Carol: My dad has been in the hospital for open-heart surgery. He's now being discharged and will come home with me until he recovers enough...
June 2, 2018 - 8:00am
May 26, 2018
Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Dear Carol: I quit a job that I enjoyed, one with good benefits, in order to be a caregiver to my parents up until their deaths just months apart....
May 26, 2018 - 8:30am
May 19, 2018
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Dear Carol: My dad cared for Mom for seven years until she died from Alzheimer's. Now, Dad needs a little help. He knows how hard caregiving...
May 19, 2018 - 8:30am
May 12, 2018
Guilt about mother's care needs perspective
Dear Carol: Because of repeated strokes my mother couldn't live alone, so I moved her in with me. As years went by I struggled to transfer her...
May 12, 2018 - 6:56am
May 5, 2018
Macular degeneration treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:07am
April 28, 2018
Age shouldn't determine whether elder needs facility care
Dear Carol: I've been reading a lot about if it's time to force a parent into some kind of care. Your position seems to be that it's the older...
April 28, 2018 - 7:29am
April 21, 2018
New living arrangements could keep family close
Dear Carol: I'm 78 years old, and I have lived with my son and his wife for two years. I'm feeling hemmed in, and I think that they may feel...
April 21, 2018 - 6:55am
April 14, 2018
Aging parents, no matter their challenges, never become children
Dear Carol: I have several friends who are caring for their parents in various ways. They talk as if their parents have become the family children...
April 14, 2018 - 7:12am
April 7, 2018
Criticism from uninformed strangers difficult for caregivers to swallow
Dear Carol: I'm wondering if you have advice for people who are shamed by others who judge their caregiving. I am an around-the-clock caregiver...
April 7, 2018 - 7:04am