Older Americans in the Vail Valley?

Along with others who work with seniors, I am always stuck with trying to come up with another, more suitable word to describe those of us who are no longer young. President Barack Obama’s recently proclaimed May 2016 as Older Americans Month. But, can’t we do better than “older...
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A Caregiver’s Story

As with many families, Arlene Nash’s children learned the need to be flexible and creative in the care of their mother. Arlene, who has dementia, had chosen an independent living facility in Albuquerque near one of her daughters; however, by the time of the move she had forgotten...
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Finding Patience to be Caregiver

“I don’t think I will have the patience to be a caregiver,” is a common refrain from individuals faced with the potential for having to move into the role of a caregiver from that of spouse or son or daughter. Personally, I’ve seen it associated more with a diagnosis of some form...
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