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Recently, things have been slipping out of my mouth that are better left unsaid. I am asking myself if we all lose our filter as we age—the filter that keeps hurtful things from coming out at unexpected times.

As a caregiver, I know I'm allowed to have an 'angry day' now and again. During those times, I try to remind myself of the little things that Charlie does that I really love.

Here are six strategies for how to keep you career skills sharp while caregiving, as told by a caregiver-turned-entrepreneur.

What are the rule for apologizing after caregiver stress causes you to blowup at a close friend or family member. Learn when (and how) to say you're sorry.

Expert advice from Carol Bradley Bursack: How to talk with an angry mother-in-law about moving into assisted living.

Caregivers and combat veterans face trauma and stress on a regular basis. Their daily challenges, though different, can have a similar emotional impact.

It’s impossible to anticipate how a senior may interact with other residents and staff in settings like assisted living facilities and nursing homes, but staff should be prepared to handle difficult interpersonal issues and defuse tensions.

When it comes to anger many people express anger in many different ways. Here are some ways to define your way of expressing anger and tips to express anger in a healthy positive way.

It's easy for anyone to become consumed by negative thought patterns--let alone someone who spends their days looking after a loved one. Mental cycles of anger, guilt, and sadness can be challenging to handle, but caregivers can learn how to overcome guilt while caregiving.

It can be disheartening when you reach out to siblings for help and support, but they only offer up excuses. Take an objective look at their reasons for staying at arm’s length and learn how you can get everyone on the same page.

One side effect of certain medications for Alzheimer's disease treatment is aggression. Check the medication labels for information and talk to your doctor.

Dealing with reality: Being a caregiver for an elderly parent causes a major life shift. There's a mental adjustment to go through and you often lose the time you used to spend doing things you love. Here is how life changes for caregivers.

Fellow caregivers share their advice and real-life experiences with responding to and managing an aging loved one’s personality changes and difficult behaviors.

Elderly people who are depressed have lost purpose in their lives, become mean and often lash out at others. When anyone expresses their desire to die, it is important to not take this comment lightly.

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia cause a variety of mood and behavior changes. One little-known side effect arises around a certain time each day and can be distressing for patients and caregivers alike.