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Caregiving Conversations: Faith is Key

Caregiving Conversations: Faith is Key

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Russell talks about how his faith helped him and his wife, as she faced terminal cancer.

Caregiving Conversations: Help from Extended Family

Caregiving Conversations: Help from Extended Family

Bob-e shares how in her family, caring for elders was a tradition that younger members learned and embraced.

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Caregiving Conversations: Juggling Caregiving with Kids and Job

Caregiving Conversations: Juggling Caregiving with Kids and Job

Chris talks about the struggle of balancing caregiving with other responsibilities, and how she learned to ask for help, and to not try to do it all.

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Caregiving Conversations: Dementia Impairs Judgment

Caregiving Conversations: Dementia Impairs Judgment

Marybeth shares how her husband’s dementia was challenging, but getting into a support group helped her cope.

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Caregiving Conversations: Needs Gradually Increase

Caregiving Conversations: Needs Gradually Increase

Glenda talks about how she managed her mother’s deteriorating health with her mom’s desire to be independent.

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Caregiving Conversations: Fear of Advance Care Planning

Caregiving Conversations: Fear of Advance Care Planning

Dave talks about his fears and conflictions over getting his own patient directive papers completed.

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Caregiving Conversations: Little Things Make a Big Difference

Caregiving Conversations: Little Things Make a Big Difference

Marcella talks about how keeping a “home-like” environment within the health care facility, made a big difference to her father in his final days.

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Caregiving Conversations: Don’t Leave People in the Dark

Caregiving Conversations: Don’t Leave People in the Dark

Russell shares his view on why talking about death among family members is so important, even as you fight for life.

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Caregiving Conversations: Family Refuses to Talk about Death

Caregiving Conversations: Family Refuses to Talk about Death

Chris shares her mistaken preconception that her parent’s death would be a bonding experience for entire family.

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Caregiving Conversations: Chris

Caregiving Conversations: Chris

Chris

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