Posts filed under: Caregiver

40 percent of them are men by Maisy Fernandez, AARP Bulletin, November 2017 Male caregivers in America form something of an invisible army. About 16 million men care for a family member or friend; that’s 40 percent of caregivers for people...
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9 things to consider before choosing a facility by Gary Strauss, AARP Bulletin, November 2017 En español | When you buy a house, you first hire a professional inspector to give it a thorough, top-to-bottom review. But usually you have no such resource...
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Assisted Living Locators Free Assessment Tool Gives Insight To Appropriate Senior Housing SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The holidays bring families together. In fact, it may be the only opportunity that long-distance caregivers and family members have to observe their...
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Take these steps to find someone you can trust By Donna Rosato October 26, 2017 Most people who need long-term care rely on family for assistance, but about one-third get help from paid caregivers. Finding and managing outside help can be stressful...
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By LYNN KELLOGG – Generations                        Aug 27, 2017 A cousin called from the Seattle area wondering if I knew anything about services available in southern Florida. Her dad, my...
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Aug. 22, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Reliance on caregivers doubles as people near death, and half of those caregivers — typically unpaid family members — report having no...
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Use the following room-by-room checklist to alert you to potential hazards and to record any changes you need to make to help keep a person with Alzheimer’s disease safe. You can buy products or gadgets necessary for home safety at stores carrying...
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The service offers an in-home assessment with families to design the right array of monitors and devices, and Geek Squad workers install the custom-built systems. By Jackie Crosby Star Tribune JULY 11, 2017 — 7:42AM Best Buy Inc. is launching a new...
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Date:July 11, 2017 Source:The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Summary:Dying adults in the United States have 2.5 people assisting them, on average, according to a new study. Yet those caring for adults at the end-of-life, especially...
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Caregiver Education Series   Caregiver Legal and Tax Considerations   Thursday, June 29th 5:30 – 7:00 pm Gypsum Public Library   Speakers: Robert Mann, CPA Ann Hutchison, Attorney Facilitator: Andrea Grohmann, MSW   Robert Mann, Certified Public Accountant Robert S....
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