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All major life transitions require preparation and adaptation. Graduation, moving into your first apartment, landing your first job, getting married, having kids, changing careers, retiring — ...
Get advice on how to discuss long-term care planning, form your care team, create a personalized organizational strategy with a printable care plan template, get real care plan examples, and find elde
Caregiving is a tough job that requires a lot of dedication and work.
As nurses we care for others, however in order to provide the best care we must also care for ourselves.
Hot Talks 2017 - A Spotlight on Young Carers This event featured keynote commentary from the U.K. on the state of young carer supports, and how young carers ...
Amy Goyer, AARP’s caregiving expert, shares the necessary steps children can take now to help their aging parents and themselves down the road. Some of them include determining housing and transportat
In this article, the author describes the various levels of care beyond the hospital. This can be a confusing topic, even for the most seasoned of nurses and one that we need to have clarity about so
Have you heard the term ADLs or IADLs and wonder what it means? If so, you are not alone, becoming familiar with senior care related acronyms can take some getting used to! ADL stands for activities o
Caregiving 101: Taking On The Role of A Caregiver
Providing respite care information for the state of Colorado.
Don't get too overwhelmed by too many resources and start with this handy AARP guide created for caregiving and their families and loved ones. Preparing can be overwhelming but we've done all the heav
While some family caregivers gradually grow into their roles or are born into it, others can pinpoint the event that started their journey: Their father was hospitalized after a fall and needed more help at home, or their wife was diagnosed with an unexpected chronic illness.
Caregiving isn’t something you plan. It isn’t something you wake up one day and decide to bring into your life. Instead, it’s t
Caregiving, without a doubt, is the most difficult but rewarding job. Being someone who is responsible for taking care of a person unable to take care of themselves is both a privilege and a huge c…
Becoming a full- or part-time caregiver to a loved one may have been something you saw coming years ago, or it may have been a sudden surprise. Whether or not you prepared yourself for the possibility
How do you fit in caring for an aging parent when you're already managing a career and taking care of your own family. Get 7 time management tips to help you manage all the things when you'e a busy ca
Hiring an in home caregiver can be an exciting and often worry-filled experience. Many people feel more than a little strange about bringing a new person essentially into the family in order to help t
Are you taking care of family members or friends while also working a paid job? You’re not alone; the majority of family...
Being a caregiver to an older adult can be overwhelming. But rest easy, there are several things that can help make the process go smoothly from the start.
With an aging population, many children are finding themselves taking care of their parents.
A durable power of attorney, or DPOA, is a legal document designed to protect aging parents’ independence and decision-making.
The holiday décor and trappings have already appeared in stores and folks are starting to make celebratory plans for the season. If you are a family caregiver for an ill or cognitively impaired ind…