Posts filed under: Caregiving

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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NEWS PROVIDED BY Comfort Keepers  Jul 18, 2017, 15:30 ET Comfort Keepers Collborates with Stanford University and ClearCare on New Study DAYTON, Ohio, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As America’s population ages and the number of those with severe health issues increases, a...
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By Ronnie Cohen Reuters                    Jul. 14, 2017, 10:58 AM One in 18 older Americans falls victim to financial fraud or scams annually, and that figure excludes seniors who’ve been financially abused...
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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:  Susan Jaffe June 6, 20175:30 AM ET Each year, thousands of Americans miss their deadline to enroll in Medicare, and federal officials and consumer advocates worry that many of them mistakenly think they don’t need to sign up because...
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May 19, 2017 — http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20170519/how-one-town-hopes-to-cure-alzheimers Judy Culbertson gets lost sometimes. She might be on her way home from the grocery store or some other place she’s been dozens of times, when she suddenly finds herself on a street she doesn’t recognize....
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By MARY BROPHY MARCUS CBS NEWS May 25, 2017, 1:15 PM Deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have risen dramatically in recent years, new government health data shows, and more Americans are dying from the illness at home. Over a 16-year period,...
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Yahoo Finance | April 26, 2017 “At some point, it is highly likely that many Americans will find themselves in the position of needing to provide care for an older family member or friend. And with the aging of baby...
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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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