loved one

The Force is Strong With This Star Wars Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again when we’re all scrambling for ideas of what to gift our loved ones. Thankfully, it’s a great time to be a Star Wars …

Adorable

How Much Will Being a Caregiver Cost You?

In many cases, more than you'd think.<p>Caregiving can run the gamut from checking in on an elderly neighbor once a week to helping an older or disabled …

Retirement

Estrangement and the Holidays

Source: iStockPhotos<p>Estrangement from a parent or an adult child is painful every day of the year, but can be especially difficult during the …

Relationships

Funeral home places wrong man in casket during visitation

A Tennessee family preparing to lay their loved one to rest shockingly discovered that the funeral home had placed the wrong person in the casket.<p>The …

Funeral Homes

Have you updated who should get your money once you pass?

You might be due some money, but unless your loved one kept track of his or her paperwork, it might take years to get to you.<p>California helped …

Southern California

Fearless: How One Financial Expert Faced Her Fear Of Public Speaking

Ninety-Two Percent of Caregivers Are Financial Caregivers<p>Published<p>6 days ago<p>on<p>2017/11/09<p>A Merrill Lynch study, conducted in partnership with Age …

Small Business

Harold T. Branch Academy senior finds passion for nursing while caring for loved one

CLOSE<p>Since 1988, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times has received thousands of nominations and provided college and university scholarships for deserving …

Education

Families upset after gravesite items removed at Joliet cemetery

Flowers and momentos left at gravesites at Elmhurst Cemetery in Joliet were removed, sparking outrage by family members who feel that their loved …

Cemeteries

YEP’s Light Up A Life Appeal ‘lovely way to remember a loved one’

A woman whose father and grandfather were both cared for at a Leeds hospice is backing the YEP’s Light Up A Life Appeal, which she says is a “lovely …

Leeds

Driving over the age of 65 - better safe than sorry

As we age, our bodies don’t behave the same way they used to which can make certain tasks, particularly driving, difficult. While many senior …

Retirement

Hyperarousal: Symptoms, causes, and how to cope

Hyperarousal is a group of symptoms that people with post-traumatic stress disorder may experience. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how …

Medicine

Alcohol Awareness Week: How To Help A Loved One You Think Is Drinking Too Much

'Alcohol seems to play a much more central role in our lives than many of us feel comfortable with.'<p>For many of us, drinking alcohol is part and …

Addiction

3 Ways to Get Through the Holidays When You've Lost Someone Who Meant the World to You

The holidays bring a mixed bag of emotions. Some people love the excuse to gather together and give gifts, while others find the forced happiness of …

Ashes to Ashes, Stardust to Stardust

Delivering cremated remains to the stratosphere joins a growing list of new ways to memorialize the dead.<p>Mark Harris says funeral directors talk about it all the time. More and more people are growing tired of traditional funeral services and opting for something a little more creative. “It’s …

Do Irish people hoard things when we lose someone close to us?

Image: Shutterstock/Evgeny Pylayev<p>Image: Shutterstock/Evgeny Pylayev<p>THE SCHOOL OF Psychology at NUI Galway is seeking 1,000 participants for a new …

News (Ireland)

Actively Moving Forward: Help for Grieving Students | BU Today | Boston University

• <b>BU’s chapter of Actively Moving Forward is a student-led support group for those grieving a death</b>• <b><br>Members perform outreach and complete community</b> …

Boston University

Most Scots back assisted death clinics as campaign calls for a change in the law

Only a fifth of Scots could afford £10k cost, while 69 per cent would consider breaking the law to help a terminally ill loved one die abroad.<p>Most …

Scottish Parliament

The Surprising Benefits and Costs of Family Caregiving

By<p>Maddy Dychtwald<p>Maddy Dychtwald<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p><i>Maddy Dychtwald is an author and co-founder of Age Wave, a think tank and consultancy.</i><p>The caregiving crunch is here.<p>Already, 40 million Americans are providing care to an adult family member or friend, most often to an aging parent or …

This alternative Christmas ad is going viral for a great cause

Every year, we can’t wait to see what different stores are going to do for the holiday season. The norm usually features commercials with upbeat …

Christmas

Spell To Make Someone Love You

Disagreement and misunderstanding are the result of a faulty communication. The repeated incidence may lead people to hate you or vice versa. …

Relationships

How to avoid an elder care crisis

Over 40 million people are caring for older relatives, many with Alzheimer's disease or one of the nearly 100 other forms of dementia. It's a reality …

What Would You Do If Your Loved One Turned Into a Dog?

What would you do if one day, you woke up and discovered that someone you love had transformed into a dog? Not like some sort of <i>Animorphs</i>-style …

Entertainment

Psychologist Brisbane – How To Know It Is Grief, Not Depression?

Grief and clinical tend to share a number of symptoms. This is complicated by the fact that pro-longed grief can eventually lead to depression. The …

Mental Health

Caring for a Loved One Who Had Recent Knee Surgery

The prospect of going through a surgical procedure on your knee, as well as the postoperative recovery, can be daunting for a patient. Knowing how to …

Pain

With Conservation Burials, Death Gives New Life

By Marlene Cimons<p>Natural burials—where bodies are buried in the soil to allow for a hasty decomposition—have already caught on. But an Australian …

Conservation

Top 10 Gifts for Photographers Under $25 - 2017 Edition

I know what you're thinking...<p>Photography gear is expensive, and there's no way that there's cool, fun or functional camera gear that you can buy for …

Photography

This device will let you feel what it's like to suffer from Parkinson's

Imagine actually feeling the symptoms of a loved one with a debilitating disease.<p>Soon you might be able to, with help of a device from Toronto-based …

Parkinson's Disease

'Phubbing' May Be Hurting Your Relationship, But There's A Simple Way To Break The Habit

"Can we be present with the person in front of us right now, no matter who it is?”<p>If you're on the dating scene, then you've probably been victim to …

Relationships

Alcohol Addiction: Ten Warning Signs of Alcoholism | Aha!NOW

Advertisement<p><i>Alcohol addiction is a disease but you can cure it. Like any other disease, alcoholism too has its signs and symptoms. It’s most helpful</i> …

Substance Abuse

Being a fake loved one is big business for this Japanese man

This is like an episode of <i>Black Mirror</i> waiting to happen.<p>You want your lonely child to, say, have a "father." Or maybe you just want to go out on …