Caregiving update

There are over 10,000 people turning 65 in America every day. That will put a tremendous burden not only on our health care system, but on the family members who are suddenly called upon to become caregivers. Here are some resources that can educate and support caregivers on their journey. 

Ai-jen Poo, Still Alice and the “Care Revolution” 

With 10,000 people turning 65 every day, how we can provide dignified, adequate care for America’s inevitable elder boom?

Sharing the care of an aging mother 

Learning about how family caregivers solve parent-care problems and hearing about their eldercare suggestions and inventions can be amazing. Here is a tip that is worth noting.

Who Cares For The Caretaker? 

Juggling four kids and five schedules, not to mention running a business, there is a point where you just want, no, where you crave for someone else to take the lead.

Despite Setback, Feds Push Forward On Caregiver Pay Protections 

The Obama administration is pressing states to be ready to provide minimum wage and overtime pay to in-home care workers assisting people with disabilities.

New Technologies Help Seniors Remain Happy, Safe at Home 

A growing number of seniors are turning to state-of-the-art digital tools -- via smartphones, GPS, voice activation and sensors -- that enable them to age in their own homes.

Four health risks for caregivers 

Here are the top four health risks you need to be aware of, along with some suggestions on how to regain control of your life.