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Recognizing The Rewards Of Caregiving

Psychologist Duo Helps Families Find Fulfillment, Despite Stress BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Family caregiving is hard work and incredibly stressful – but it’s also rewarding. Psychologist Barry Jacobs hopes people remember that. AARP Meditations for Caregivers: Practical, Emotional, and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family, by Jacobs and his wife, clinical psychologist Julia […]

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Conversation Starters And Tips For Talking About End Of Life Wishes During Holidays

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Although the holiday season can be a stressful time, it also provides prime opportunities for frank discussions about end of life plans among family and close friends. As millions of Americans prepare to visit loved ones, Washington University psychologist Brian Carpenter hopes that many take some time to make their […]

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