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Failure Leads to Growth

Failure Leads to Growth

Think of the word failure and we immediately think of something negative.  So many of us are held back for the fear of failing.  Failure to us …

Rewards from Volunteering with Alzheimer Patients

Rewards from Volunteering with Alzheimer Patients

Everyone wants to be needed. We all want to feel we’re making a difference in someone else’s life. We could even say it’s a universal human …

Planning for Retirement, It’s Not Just a Financial Issue

Planning for Retirement, It’s Not Just a Financial Issue

When you think about planning for retirement,  like most people, IRA’s, 401k’s, Social Security or for that matter Financial Planning come to …

Special Needs Dad~The Father Factor Forum

Special Needs Dad~The Father Factor Forum

Supporting Special Needs Dad FamilyAffaires.com is proud to launch a special support group on our Forum, The Father Factor for supporting special …

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Failure Leads to Growth

Failure Leads to Growth

Think of the word failure and we immediately think of something negative.  So many of us are held back for the fear of failing.  Failure to us means that we feel shamed and unsuccessful. We may fear failure in a …

Rewards from Volunteering with Alzheimer Patients

Rewards from Volunteering with Alzheimer Patients

Everyone wants to be needed. We all want to feel we’re making a difference in someone else’s life. We could even say it’s a universal human need. When I began volunteering to visit some ladies with …

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 10)

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 10)

A Cautionary Tale, Based On A True Story,The Conclusion To Our Story In the story that we have told previously, Tom and Helen Conway had a live-in housekeeper named Greta, who met a labor lawyer who talked Greta into …

Considering Divorce? It Can Be Filled with Fear and Excitement

Considering Divorce? It Can Be Filled with Fear and Excitement

Considering divorce is scary. It is also an opportunity to explore your own life and what you want. How can you move past the fear, anger and frustration of an unsatisfying relationship and find happiness? Perhaps …

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Learning to Listen To Our Honored Elders

Learning to Listen To Our Honored Elders

We all have our honored elders ; people in our lives that we love, who have guided us and cherished watching us grow, that are now old enough that their capacities are starting to diminish. All too often, however, our …

Items to Bring Someone with Dementia-Part 2

Items to Bring Someone with Dementia-Part 2

More ideas of what to bring when visiting a loved one with dementia In Part I of this article, I gave ideas of “Things to Bring” when paying a visit to someone with dementia. One of the suggestions was a photo …

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 9)

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 9)

A Cautionary Tale, Based On A True Story Tom and Helen Conway had a live-in housekeeper named Greta, who met a labor lawyer who talked Greta into suing them for unpaid wages and other damages in excess of $1 million.  …

Gifts of Love for Seniors

Gifts of Love for Seniors

Valentine's Day and Everyday With Valentine’s Day approaching, many of us are devising ways to show our loved ones that we care.  Most will resort to the standbys – buying a card, chocolate, maybe jewelry …

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 7)

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 7)

A Cautionary Tale, Based On A True Story Tom and Helen Conway had a live-in housekeeper named Greta, who met a labor lawyer who talked Greta into suing them for unpaid wages and other damages in excess of $1 …

Conversations that Matter: Maria Shriver & Rob Lowe

Conversations that Matter: Maria Shriver & Rob Lowe

In the “Conversations that Matter” video above, Maria Shriver and longtime friend, actor Rob Lowe, sit down to discuss the impact of aging in America and the importance of raising awareness around the need …

How Home Caregivers Can Help Senior Citizens

How Home Caregivers Can Help Senior Citizens

Aging With Peace Of Mind And Dignity In the present 21st century, one trend that is becoming clear is that more and more families are hiring the services of home caregivers for their aging dear ones. This is no longer …

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 6)

How To Lose Everything By “Saving Money” On Caregivers (Part 6)

A Cautionary Tale, Based On A True Story Tom and Helen Conway had a live-in housekeeper named Greta, who met a labor lawyer online, who said that the Conways had been paying Greta far less than they should have for the …