Next Avenue - Caregiving - Most Recent An RSS feed of the Caregiving channel for Next Avenue. en Who'll Provide Care When Military Caregivers Can't? Many military caregivers are the parents of the wounded warriors, in their 50s and 60s. Who&#39;ll take over when they can&#39;t provide care? Richard Harris Photo by Karanja Gacuca Michelle Obama at White House event honoring military caregivers April 14, 2014, 9:48 am Why Now Is the Time to Leave Guilt Behind It&#39;s important to take care of yourself when caring for someone else. Your health may depend on it. Lorie Parch Thinkstock April 11, 2014, 12:30 pm How This Wife Unlocked Her Husband's Dementia A son&#8217;s film and a daughter&#8217;s tribute show how their mother found ways to connect with their father while he battled dementia and how you can do the same with a loved one. Jody Gastfriend April 10, 2014, 1:57 pm A Daughter Finds Peace in Her Mother’s Death One daughter shares her journey caring for her mom suffering from dementia. Claudia Nierenberg Thinkstock April 9, 2014, 5:03 pm A Caregiver's Guide to Planning a Funeral There are 150 decisions to make when your loved one dies, so try to secure most of them by planning in advance and comparing prices. Dan Browning Thinkstock March 31, 2014, 3:35 pm Understanding the Tax Rules for Caregivers These are the key tax rules for hiring a caregiver to assist your elderly parent. Stephanie Breedlove Thinkstock March 31, 2014, 3:32 pm Caregiving Is a Corporate Issue The number of caregivers is exploding, and businesses need to step up and meet their employees&#39; needs with compassion.<br /> Sherri Snelling Thinkstock March 26, 2014, 11:57 am The Alzheimer’s Epidemic Hits Women Hardest A new study shows that women have a greater chance for developing Alzheimer&#39;s than men and are more likely to serve as caregivers for someone with the disease. Sherri Snelling Thinkstock March 24, 2014, 3:04 pm Empty Nester Remodels: Make the Most of Your Home Here are ideas for empty nesters to remodel their homes after their kids have moved out. April Dykman, Improvement Center Thinkstock March 13, 2014, 9:43 am A Husband Weighs the Toughest Decisions A wife is suffering from the form of dementia known as FTD and her husband must decide whether to prolong her life, which may mean increased suffering for her. Dan Browning Photo courtesy Dan Browning Liz Cummings Browning playing the piano March 12, 2014, 3:42 pm Avoid Your Own $80,000 Facebook Mistake Oversharing online can cost you if you forget who may be reading your posts.&#160; Miriam Salpeter Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images March 12, 2014, 3:18 pm Dementia, a Disease of the Family With his wife suffering from the FTD form of Alzheimer&#39;s, this husband talks with his children about how their relationship with their mom has changed. Dan Browning Photo courtesy Dan Browning March 6, 2014, 1:44 pm Glen Campbell's Farewell Tour, With Alzheimer's A poignant documentary chronicles Glen Campbell&#39;s final tour with his family by his side during his battle with Alzheimer&#39;s. Sherri Snelling Photos courtesy The Brokaw Company and Dave Kaplan Management March 5, 2014, 2:44 pm Seeking Comfort and Peace for Dementia More devastating news for a wife diagnosed with FTD (frontotemporal dementia) leaves her family scrambling to arrange for hospice care. Dan Browning Photo courtesy Dan Browning Liz Cummings Browning February 27, 2014, 4:57 pm Treatment for This Dementia Is On the Horizon Dr. Bruce Miller and Dr. Bradley Boeve, participants at an upcoming conference on frontotemporal dementia (FTD), explain why they&#39;re excited about research and potential for treatment. Dan Browning Thinkstock February 26, 2014, 10:51 am Caring for a Relative? You Might Get Tax Breaks Paying for an older person&#8217;s care could earn you tax deductions, but beware the pitfalls. Elizabeth O'Brien Thinkstock February 25, 2014, 10:31 am Kicked Out of Day Care at 52 After this woman suffering from the FTD form of dementia was placed in adult day care, she got the boot. Her family then had to find in-home care. Dan Browning Photo courtesy Dan Browning Liz Cummings Browning February 21, 2014, 1:39 pm One Daughter's Caregiving Regrets The author helped her dad, but wishes she&#8217;d laughed and loved even more as she cared for him. Donna Jackel Thinkstock February 21, 2014, 11:04 am Bringing Someone With Dementia Back to Life <em>Alive Inside</em>, winner of Sundance&#8217;s 2014 Audience Award, shows how music reawakens the brain. Thinkstock February 18, 2014, 4:14 pm Dealing With an Incurable Disease One daughter shares how she found information and support about her dad&#39;s rare multiple myeloma diagnosis. Diana Reese Thinkstock February 18, 2014, 4:00 pm The Scariest Dementia Symptom Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) has many disturbing symptoms, and one family is facing the scariest of them &#8212; wandering. Dan Browning Photo courtesy Dan Browning February 12, 2014, 3:19 pm How to Craft Your Memoir An expert in life transitions and elder care offers tips for crafting a meaningful memoir to preserve your parent&#39;s memories &#8212; or yours. Bart Astor Thinkstock February 10, 2014, 4:09 pm Saying Goodbye to the Band A family deals with the losses caused by FTD, a form of dementia that often strikes early, including the wife&#39;s long-time singing career. Dan Browning Photo courtesy Dan Browning February 5, 2014, 4:19 pm Should You Retire to College? Retirement communities based on college campuses are now targeting boomers. How to find out if they&#39;d be a fit for you. Frank Jossi From February 4, 2014, 7:23 pm Ask the Expert: Caring for Your Aging Parent She wrote the book on eldercare, and then her mother got sick. Heidi Raschke Thinkstock January 27, 2014, 9:02 pm