Posts filed under: Caregiver

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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By: Leo Shane III, May 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials planned three-week review of the department caregiver program will now stretch into late June, to “provide clarity” on enrollment rules for the program. Last month, VA Secretary David Shulkin announced...
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In a new scientific paper, researchers highlight a troublesome trend that’s likely to get worse as the nation’s population gets older. By Amanda MacMillan May 15, 2017 Women shoulder a disproportionate amount of responsibility in caring for family members with...
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By Anna Gorman May 9, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Gary Carmona thought he could do it all. He’s run companies and chaired nonprofit boards. But since his wife was diagnosed with dementia, Carmona, 77, has felt overwhelmed. “I really see...
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By ROBERTA DIAZ BRINTON MAY 10, 2017 Every day, Alzheimer’s disease forces women to make hard, life-altering choices about their careers, relationships, and finances. Christell and Shari Anderson are two of them. In 2004, Christell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, which...
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Science Daily | April 24, 2017 “Caring for a husband or wife with cancer significantly diminishes the family income, according to researchers from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, who tracked change sin employment and income among working-age...
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A local agency gives free help to support your plans for aging at home May 5, 2017   By Denise Logeland One of the best supports for older adults and family caregivers might also be the least known. Here’s how...
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