Dr. Keith Washington understands the challenges facing working caregivers. His book, “Caregiving Full-Time and Working Full-Time,” aids readers in understanding and managing the role of working full-time while caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.

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When my Dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, my family and I realized that we all had to lean on each other and seek outside help for emotional support and respite care.

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It's not always easy for working caregivers to discuss their situation with an employer. Here's what happened when I told my boss about my new caregiving role.

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Being a parent or a caregiver is demanding enough, but when someone assumes both of these roles (sometimes in addition to working), the result can be daunting. It is vital that caregivers acknowledge their strengths and weaknesses and ask for help.

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It is difficult enough to try to manage a loved one's finances in addition to your own, but how do you get access to the corresponding online accounts that they have set up? Online banking and other accounts pose unique problems for a dementia caregiver.