Category 'Support for Adult Caregiving'

Family Caregivers: Are You Familiar With “Presenteeism”?

You know the term “absenteeism,” but have you heard of “presenteeism”?

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Falls Are No. 1 Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries; Dementia Care Costs More Than Cancer and Heart Disease

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

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Making the Decision to Serve as a Family Caregiver; Medications Seniors Take May Impair Driving

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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Spouse Caregivers Receive Less Help; Differences Between Home Care Agencies and Registries

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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Home Care Can Combat Loneliness; Needs of Those With Alzheimer’s Aren’t Met

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

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Elderly Deny Hearing Loss, Resist Wearing Hearing Aids

The National Institutes of Health estimates some degree of hearing loss in one-third of U.S. people ages 65 to 75 and in almost half of people over age 75.

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Could Sitting Shorten Your Life? Managing Incontinence

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

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Conversations With Adult Children; Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer’s

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

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Senior Centers Reinvent Themselves to Entice Baby Boomers

Since a large percentage of America’s boomers—age 55 and older—still work, travel often to see family or take frequent vacations, senior centers nationwide are starting to reinvent their image to attract these fit and active baby boomers.

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Your Family Caregiver Toolbox

Being a family caregiver can feel isolating and confusing. But where do you turn for true direction about day-to-day care needs?

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