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When Roles Switch: Caring For The Elderly

Caring for relatives and friends as they enter old age is challenging and frustrating at times. Here are some ways you can navigate that process with grace and respect.

Becoming Your Loved One's Caregiver

are all on the same journey toward our final destination. We just have different roles at different times. If your loved one is ahead of you in years or is growing frail more quickly, one of your roles for a while will be that of a caregiver.

Christian Family Eldercare

Caregiving is an exhausting, 24/7 responsibility much like having a newborn in the house. The difference? You’re no longer twenty-something and your patient is not going to grow out of this stage. This article offers some ways to remain optimistic in caring for your loved one.

Retirement Homes and Caring for Aging Parents

One way to honor our parents is to love them as we love ourselves. If we would hope to be helped in our old age, we should find ways to help our parents.

Caring for Ill or Aging Parents

Taking care of aging parents is one of life's toughest responsibilities. But planning and cooperation will ease the adjustment; for parents and adult children alike.

The Caregiving Season

Caring for elderly parents is challenging. It's a season of life that requires grace and strength that can only come from God. In The Caregiving Season, Jane Daly shares personal caregiving stories, offering practical advice to help you honor your aging parents well and deepen your personal relationship with Christ along the journey.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Showing the world that hospice is about more than care for the dying. Hospice and palliative care can make more meaningful moments possible.

Making Medical Decisions for a Loved One: A Caregiver's Guide

Today’s advances in medical technology can sustain the lives of patients in otherwise dire circumstances. Some people want every possible treatment medical science can offer in every situation; others do not. Competent adults have a legal right to refuse or have withdrawn any medical treatment. However, what do you do if a loved one cannot make his or her own medical decisions due to an injury or terminal illness? How can you make the right choices for them? The following may be helpful in making medical decisions for a family member or loved one.

Family Caregiver Alliance

The FCA Learning Center is our new home for caregiver education! With resources from FCA's vast library of caregiving knowledge visit the Learning Center to read, watch, listen, and learn online from anywhere at anytime. Drop in now!

Elder Care Resource List

A list of organizations that may be helpful as you care for an aging loved ones.

Ambushed by Grace: Help and Hope on the Caregiving Journey

Caregiving is probably the hardest work you will ever do. Yet it can also change your heart and transform your life. Experienced caregiver Beach offers practical help and spiritual insights to those facing the challenges of caregiving.

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