Realizing that we needed the help of a professional, we did our research and stumbled upon a group of lawyers who specialized
As age-related health issues make it tougher to get around and stay independent, most seniors at some point will rely on a family member for help. Usually, one or more adult children will step in to provide or arrange for care when that day comes.
Just 2 cents of every dollar an African-American spends goes to Black-owned businesses.
Dear Overwhelmed, There are actually a wide variety of financial assistance programs and government benefits that can help
The topic of Long Term Care is complicated and a not particularly fun one to think about. But guess what? Ignoring it will not make it go away and putting it off will only cost you more in the long run.
Did this title get your attention? It should. It is never easy to tell any loved one it is time to stop driving, but the numbers in a new Caring.com study show why it is crucial to have that conversation before it is too late.
Older Americans are going to account for more than 20 percent of the U.S. population in a little over a decade. I see it as a great positive that the elder care industry is rapidly evolving to allow them to remain in their homes while helping to reduce government expenditures.
Welcome to 21st century America -- where we have longer lives than ever before, and more hopes for healthy aging. We are, happily, the beneficiaries of breakthroughs that have given us life spans that not long ago would have been the stuff of science fiction. But we also face serious challenges.
'I love my mother -- but sometimes I hate her, too.' Saying those words out loud -- or even to yourself in your head -- can be a painful acknowledgment that even late in life we can't always make our relationships with our parents work out the way we want them to.
New Training Programs For Home Care Providers Are Key To Helping LGBT Seniors Age In Place Securely And With Pride
It's absolutely essential that home health care workers receive specialized training designed to ensure they are comfortable -- and knowledgeable -- about caring for LGBT patients, and familiar with the specific needs of this population.