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The Financial Downside of Family Caregiving

Caring at home for an aging loved one is an honorable and rewarding role. Yet, caregiving is not without emotional and physical challenges, and sometimes, deep financial sacrifices.

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Cooperative Caregiver Siblings; Hospital Observation Care Can Be Pricey for Medicare Patients

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

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Traveling Abroad for Medical Care

Across the globe, people traveling to another country for healthcare are part of the growing medical tourism industry.

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Right At Home in Chicago’s SW Suburbs Partners with AlzBetter to Raise the Bar in Dementia Care

Right at Home in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs is proud to announce its partnership with AlzBetter to bring an innovative dementia care system to the homes of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Kathy Wetters, president of Right at Home – Chicago Southwest Suburbs says this one-of- a-kind holistic concept is the result of more than twenty years of experience caring for seniors with dementia, and hundreds of hours working with the industry’s most forward thinking experts.

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Family Caregivers: Are You Familiar With “Presenteeism”?

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

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Grandparenting

Grandparenting brings some of life’s sweetest moments, but there are times of perplexity, too.

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Baby Boomers Still Divorcing at a High Rate

Previous statistics listed American divorce rates dropping, but that’s not so with the middle-aged and older population, as the new research reveals.

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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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Older Women Carrying Extra Weight Risk Health Issues

Some older women joke about being “fluffy” or growing “love handles,” but carrying additional pounds as you age can cause a weighty list of health complications.

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Older Drivers Are Safer on the Road Today Than in the Past

Baby boomers are not the threat on the road that many in society perceive.

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