Category Archives: Elder Care Resources

New Research Demonstrates the Economic Impact of Dementia

New research demonstrates the economic impact of dementia on families, according to a recent article published in The New England Journal of Medicine. When I checked into one of my discussion groups on Linked In this morning, I found an … Continue reading

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Check Your Benefits

One of the greatest ways to check your benefits is the website called “Benefits Check-Up.”  Run by the National Council on Aging, a large national nonprofit, Benefits Check Up lets you see what benefits may be available to you. If … Continue reading

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Older Adult Demographic Trends

Older adult demographic trends will rock your world, as baby boomers move into retirement and people live longer lives, we will see the largest ratio of retired people in history. We are watching the creation of “The Silver Tsunami.” Older … Continue reading

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Caregiving for Your Elderly Parents

Although most of our parents will need some type of support as they become more elderly and frail, it can be quite difficult to develop a plan for caregiving for your elderly parents.  There are many reasons why this is … Continue reading

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Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents

This blog provides you with some important tips for caring for elderly parents. Consider these tips for caregiving for your elderly parents as they age, and need more assistance. Sit down with your parents to discuss their needs and plans. … Continue reading

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Workplace Resources for Elder Care | elder care resources

In the late 1980s, I began to hear about leading edge companies that provided workplace elder care resources. These employers offered support for employees involved caring for elderly parents, and provided caregiving information and resources. Over the past twenty five … Continue reading

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