Registration for Our FREE Live Webinar on “The Importance of Caregiver Support Groups” is Now Open!

Please join me on Wednesday, August 17th for a free Caregiver Chat on “The Importance of Caregiver Support Groups.” Dr. Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, Home Instead gerontologist and caregiving advocate, HFC’s Alexandra Villano and support group member Rayna Katz, will join me as we discuss: How meaningful connections are formed among

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  Many of us remember Howard Zinn from his days of being a critic of the Vietnam War. I found his thoughts here to be highly inspirational and fitting to post as we celebrate our nation’s Independence and try to make sense out of recent developments in our country. “To

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Robotic Pets Have Actually Boosted Mood, Behavior and Cognition in Dementia Patients!

  Individuals with dementia often experience behavioral and psychological symptoms such as depression, aggression and anxiety. Although these symptoms are generally treated with antipsychotics, antidepressants and benzodiazepines, those pharmaceuticals may have significant undesired “side effects.” Pet therapy is increasingly becoming known to be a cost effective and helpful therapeutic intervention

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