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Amy Goyer shares random acts of kindness for caregivers that have helped her and others. AARP contest challenges random acts of kindness to caregivers.
When you’re a caregiver, a small act of kindness — from a helping hand to a sympathetic ear — can mean so much.
Amy Goyer provides tips for getting help from family members and others to build your caregiving team.
One of the most common questions I get from overwhelmed caregivers is, “How can I get my family members to help me more with caregiving?”
Amy Goyer shares 10 of her favorite gadgets that help her care for her Mom and Dad.
En español | I’ve been a family caregiver for more than 30 years, and I’ve found that there are some gadgets that not only make my life much easier but also make the lives of those I’m caring for much safer and happier.
Amy Goyer describes new caregiving documentary that highlights the challenges & growing needs.
Watching the new PBS documentary Caring for Mom and Dad was like looking in a mirror. The gut-wrenching heartaches, stress, fatigue, fears — but most of all, the love — these families experience reflect my own caregiving journey.
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No matter how old and wise we get, sometimes we keep making the same mistakes ... over and over again.
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There's a woman who sits in the square outside my office. Her name is Anna, and she's 92. Her caregiver Magda wheels her there, just a couple blocks from her apartment, so she can feed the birds. Or, as Anna, a lifelong New Yorker, says, "the boyds."
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