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Caregivers accompanying their elderly loved ones to doctor appointments can improve care

A new study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that caregivers who accompany their senior loved ones to their doctor appointments can impro...

January 24, 2012

Kevin Magna

Caregivers experience dementia symptoms first-hand

The number of people who are caring for their elderly loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia continues to rise. ...

January 18, 2012

david_meistrell

Caregivers can reminisce with Alzheimer’s patients to boost memory

It can be surprising to some families when their loved one, who suffers from Alzheimer's, recalls an old memory. However, technology has made it more of a possibility for this to happen more...

January 17, 2012

Alan Wu

Caregiving deemed “the new normal”

Caregiving has become a big trend among Americans. Just look at the sheer amount of news relating to caregivers each day. ...

August 17, 2011

Alan Wu

Don’t get stretched thin as a caregiver

A new study released by the University of British Columbia, Concordia University and AMI-Quebec recently displayed the dangers of getting spread too thin if caregivers attempt to pursue too ...

May 24, 2011

david_meistrell

25 percent of caregivers suffer from depression

A new survey conducted by Caring.com has found that a quarter of all caregivers report symptoms of depression....

April 27, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Biggest challenge of caregiving may be “acceptance

As parents age, there may come a time when they require day-to-day assistance from adult children....

April 14, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Medical alert system can help sandwich generation

When Barb Brzezicki lost her job after 14 years, she was already caring for her newborn son, Noah, and her infant daughter, Tola....

March 24, 2011

Kevin Magna

5 ways to deal with an overbearing caregiver

Some families who are rotating caregiving duties from one member to another so that the senior can spend time with each loved one and the caregiving doesn't prove to be overwhelming to anyon...

February 8, 2011

david_meistrell

5 topics to discuss with aging parents

Adult children often face a sudden role reversal when older parents require more assistance. This can come as a shock for many families, so it's best to have a conversation about aging issue...

February 2, 2011

Lisa Wurth

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