caregiving stories

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Editors note: Dr. Stu Ervay is a member of the AARP Kansas Executive Council and a volunteer for AARP Kansas. In this blog, he shares his experiences as the husband of his wife of 58 years who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
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Editors note: Dr. Stu Ervay is a member of the AARP Kansas Executive Council and a volunteer for AARP Kansas. In this blog, he shares his experiences as the husband of his wife of 58 years who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
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Editors note: Dr. Stu Ervay is a member of the AARP Kansas Executive Council and a volunteer for AARP Kansas. In this blog, he shares his experiences as the husband of his wife of 58 years who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers.
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Editors note: Dr. Stu Ervay is a member of the AARP Kansas Executive Council and a volunteer for AARP Kansas. In this blog, he shares his experiences as the husband of his wife of 58 years who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers. A new blog post will be added each Friday.
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Editors note: Dr. Stu Ervay is a member of the AARP Kansas Executive Council and a volunteer for AARP Kansas. In this blog, he shares his experiences as the husband of his wife of 58 years who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers. A new blog post will be added each Friday.
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This blog, written by AARP Kansas Executive Council Member Dr. Stu Ervay, will appear weekly on the AARP Kansas website. It contains Dr. Ervay's candid reflections of his experiences coping with the realities of his wife Barbara's Alzheimer's diagnosis.
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Powerful and poignant reflections on caregiving during a pandemic from Elaine Friesen-Strang
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This formidable film shows the transformative power of family caregiving, as it takes you on a voyage after a family is dealt with an unimaginable blow.
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Holidays in Assisted Living Facilities
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Caring for a parent, spouse, or other loved one can be a 24/7 job that is emotionally, physically and financially difficult. That’s why AARP works tirelessly to support family caregivers, striving to make your big responsibilities a little bit easier.
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