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Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Handling the Holidays as a Caregiver

The holidays are upon us again. (How did that happen so fast?) If you are a caregiver, the season might be a crazy emotional mix—equal parts stress, joy, sticky family dynamics, nostalgia, and maybe a sprinkle of anticipatory grief. So ...

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Friday, August 12th, 2022

Financial Tips for Caregivers from Wayne State’s SAFE program

On August 11, 2022 The Area Agency on Aging 1-B and special guest LaToya Hall, Director of the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology SAFE Program, shared important information on the financial aspects of caregiving. View this webinar to learn about: ...

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Monday, August 1st, 2022

Money-Saving Tips for Seniors

Stretched by Inflation? Save a Buck or Three with these Tips Everything seems to be more expensive today. And while you can’t fight inflation, you can find ways to substantially save money. There are assistance programs that can reduce utility costs, ...

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Friday, July 1st, 2022

Dementia Conversations: The Alzheimer’s Association Shares Tips

An On-Demand Educational Video for Family Caregivers Who Are Caring for a Loved One with Dementia or Alzheimer's Jim Mangi, a volunteer from the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter, recently presented the webinar: Dementia Conversation—Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning. This ...

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Monday, June 27th, 2022

Advance Directives, DNRs, and Other Legal Documents

A Guide to Some Must-Have, End-of-Life Legal Documents Most of us are too busy living to prepare for dying. And who really wants to think about what might happen if we are severely injured in an accident or we have a ...

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Coaching Provides Support for Family Caregivers

Pre-pandemic, Denise called her mom three or four times a day to make sure she was okay. If she didn’t pick up the phone, Denise or her sister would drive over. They shopped for their mom and got her where ...

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