Category 'Planning for Eldercare'

Supporting Vulnerable “Elder Orphans”; Home Care Helps Seniors Remain in Neighborhoods

These and other stories are in the August edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Highlights From the White House Conference on Aging

Right at Home gathered highlights from The 2015 White House Conference on Aging. This blog post comes in two parts: 1. Implications of redefining longevity, and 2. Integration and participation of older adults in society.

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Five Things to Know When Considering Home Care; Keeping Seniors Safe During Heat Waves

These and other stories are in the July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Baby Boomers Are Staying Put

Instead of the majority of boomers retiring and downsizing to a condo or patio home, a survey by the nonprofit Demand Institute finds that nearly two-thirds of boomers are not planning to move at all once they retire.

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Preparing for Family Caregiving

Many people are unprepared for the pressing decisions needed when a loved one is ill and requires caregiving support.

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Planning for Possible Disability; Seniors at Highest Risk for Brain Injury

These and other stories are in the March edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Siblings Caring for Siblings

Typically families expect to help their aging parents but not be active in elder care for a brother or sister. Studies show that most sibling caregivers feel inadequately prepared for the task.

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When Your Loved One Resists Home Care; Why Alzheimer’s Patients Search for Things

These and other stories are in the December edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Thank a Caregiver During National Home Care and Hospice Month

In recognizing the faithful efforts of family and professional caregivers everywhere, show your appreciation this November with a small gift of your time and your gratefulness.

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Backyard, High-Tech Cottages for Seniors Provide Peace of Mind for Caregivers

Mom and Dad are moving closer to be near family, so close you can see them right out the backdoor.

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