Re-energizing the Life of an Elderly Family Member

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul and today’s inspiration comes from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Navigating Eldercare & Dementia, which contains the emotional support and practical tips that you need as you navigate the world of eldercare, especially when Alzheimer’s or other dementias are part of it. You’ll feel less alone and more empowered in your new role after you read these stories. And it’s not all about dementia either. Today I’m sharing two stories about elderly family members who just needed a purpose and were completely re-energized when, by accident, that purpose came along. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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