8 Things the Sandwich Generation Should Know to Help Ease the Stress of Managing the Care of Mom, Dad, the Kids…and Themselves

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How does one work a full-time job, raise a family, care for parents who are living with medical complications, maintain a
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Driving Tips as our Weather Changes

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Our Portland Rain is here again.  We were blessed with such a beautiful summer that it is a bit surprising to
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Preparing for Holiday Visits

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We are fast approaching the myriad of holidays and with it come family gatherings.  For the many families that provide caregiving
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Collaboration: Finding the Right Setting for Dad

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In our role as care manager, we walk side-by-side with our clients and families as they make difficult decisions about their
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Before Turning on the Faucet: Alzheimer’s Disease and Bathing

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It may be at the beginning when an Aging Life Care Manager® does an initial assessment of the person with Alzheimer’s
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A Complicated Move- And What We Learned

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  As care managers, we pride ourselves on our willingness and ability to take on complex cases, and to do our
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Celebrations

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I suppose I was always one to celebrate parties. I can remember my 16th birthday party with friends. I had developed
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The loss of a Client

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I made an incorrect assumption in my initial time as an Aging Life Care Manager. I assumed that once clients would
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Tips for Caregivers in Need of Vacation Time

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When you are responsible for the care of an aging loved one, summer vacations or weekend getaways may seem impossible or
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Loss and Grief

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We have always been a pet-friendly home and over the years our daughters enjoyed the benefit of having a variety of
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