family and relationship

Family and relationships

Build connections with the people in your life

It’s been proven that having a strong network of family or friends is good for your well-being. Sometimes it takes work to nurture those ties, but it is well worth the effort to have someone you can turn to for advice, share good times with, and lean on when you’re in need. See advice on building those relationships and dealing with crisis or strains that may impact your bonds with family and friends.

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Connecting with kids at any age

Parents offer their advice on how to build strong relationships with your children.

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Child care

Changing child care

Leaving a child care situation is not easy. But with some planning, you can provide a smooth and healthy change for your child.

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Visiting a general practitioner

Graduating from pediatric care

Get expert advice on when and how to transition your child from pediatric to adult care.

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The caregiver role

Dr. Charles Modlin discusses his role as caregiver for his father, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

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Family bonding

Self-care for caregivers

When you're caring for another, it's also important to care for yourself. These tips can help.

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Caregiver engaging with her patient

Caring for your parents

Learn the basics of providing care for an aging parent.

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Coping with illness

The 11 Ls of caring and coping

Leading caregiving advocate Dave Balch shares his tips for effectively caring and coping.

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Caring for each other

Caring for someone with cancer

Humana's caregiver guidance offers insights into how to care for someone who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Helping an aging loved one with oral health

Caregivers can help aging loved ones with their oral health by following these guidelines.

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Getting family to help with caregiving

You don't have to take on caregiving alone. Here are 10 tips to help you get your family members involved.

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