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5 Stress-Relieving Activities for Caregivers - A Place for Mom Senior Living News and Trends (blog)

5 Stress-Relieving Activities for Caregivers - A Place for Mom Senior Living News and Trends (blog) | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
A Place for Mom Senior Living News and Trends (blog) 5 Stress-Relieving Activities for Caregivers A Place for Mom Senior Living News and Trends (blog) Caregivers often put themselves last which can really take a toll on both their physical and...
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You Take Care of Mom, But Who Will Take Care of You?

You Take Care of Mom, But Who Will Take Care of You? | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
AARP Predicts Caregiver Ratio Will Plummet, Worst to Hit When Boomers Top Age 80 (Ratio of #caregivers to elders needing care will drop from 7 caregivers per elder to less than 3 caregivers by 2050 http://t.co/z5E24fTl5v)...
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Why Baby Boomers Are Facing A Caregiver Shortage - Forbes

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Why Baby Boomers Are Facing A Caregiver Shortage
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This sharp decline in the ratio of caregivers to care recipients is critically important, especially as the U.S.
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Ten common scams targeting senior citizens - Tucson Citizen

Ten common scams targeting senior citizens - Tucson Citizen | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Ten common scams targeting senior citizens
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In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared August 21 to be National Senior Citizens Day, the day to recognize contributions senior citizens make to the country.
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Elder Abuse A Widespread And Underreported Problem - Law Firm Newswire (press release)

Elder Abuse A Widespread And Underreported Problem - Law Firm Newswire (press release) | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Elder Abuse A Widespread And Underreported Problem
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As many as 5 million elderly people are neglected or abused yearly in the United States, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging.
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5 Things You Should Know About Family Caregivers

5 Things You Should Know About Family Caregivers | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it

With more than 43 million Americans caring for an older adult -- a number that's rising -- family caregiving is increasingly a workplace concern.

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Expense and Emotions Affect Decisions About Long-Term Care

Expense and Emotions Affect Decisions About Long-Term Care | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Long-term care insurance is becoming increasingly complex and expensive, and it can be difficult to separate emotions from the financial considerations.
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Be A Healthy Caregiver Online Radio by Chris MacLellan The BowTie Guy

Be A Healthy Caregiver Online Radio by Chris MacLellan The BowTie Guy | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Certified Senior Advisor, Family Caregiver, Chris MacLellan, affectionately known as ‘The Bow Tie Guy’, brings his pragmatic approach to Caregiving through his weekly show 'Be A Healthy Caregiver' on Blog Talk Radio.
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Understanding Medicaid and Long-Term Senior Care - Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)

Understanding Medicaid and Long-Term Senior Care - Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog) | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Understanding Medicaid and Long-Term Senior Care Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog) Much of the work of elder care advocates and those fighting nursing home neglect is pressuring facilities to commit more resources to these efforts to better...
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inRandom: Time is of the Essence - What is Long Term Care?

inRandom: Time is of the Essence - What is Long Term Care? | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
I don't know anyone who doesn't look at time as a measure of counting down or feeling it shorten rather than up and its longevity; so it seems obvious that we'd get to wondering about Long Term Care and how we would ...
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Fiscal Cliff Deal Impacts Long Term Care | Aging In Chicago

Fiscal Cliff Deal Impacts Long Term Care | Aging In Chicago | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Creation of a Commission on Long-Term Care: Establishes a Commission of Fifteen Individuals (three each appointed by the Speaker, House Minority Leader, Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority Leader and the ...
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Eldercare policies need revisiting - Financial Post

Eldercare policies need revisiting - Financial Post | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
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Eldercare policies need revisiting
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Like many of us, today's employers are sandwiched between dual accomodation requirements — not only their employees' child-care needs but now also eldercare.
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For-Profit Nursing Homes Lead in Overcharging While Care Suffers ...

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Aging Well / Elder Care Navigation. Providing support services for seniors and their families. Skip to content. Triangle Elder Care Navigation Website · ← Approaching Illness as a Team at the Cleveland Clinic ...
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Elder Care: Is depression a normal part of aging?

 By Karen Kaslow, For The Carlisle Sentinel Aging brings about many changes in an individual’s health. Decreased muscle strength and flexibility, wrinkled skin and vision… (Elder Care: Is depression a normal part of aging?
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Caregivers can face false accusations - Florida Today

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Caregivers can face false accusations
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We've seen families torn apart by accusations of elder neglect and financial exploitation. As a caregiver, the last thing on your mind is keeping more records and files.
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Assessing the Costs of Caring for an Aging Relative

Assessing the Costs of Caring for an Aging Relative | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Studies of Americans who take on in-home care are documenting health and financial repercussions. (A female caregiver who leaves work to care for a parent will lose an average $324,000 in wages and Social Security.
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Dementia patients face higher risk of urinary incontinence

Dementia patients face higher risk of urinary incontinence | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Seniors with dementia are three times more likely to have urinary incontinence and four times more likely to have fecal incontinence, according to a new study.
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8 in 10 adults want to support parents’ elder care - TODAY.com

8 in 10 adults want to support parents’ elder care - TODAY.com | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
A new survey found that 81 percent of American adults want to help care for their aging parents, but only 26 percent have a plan when the... (What an important conversation.
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Elder Affairs: $6.5 million to end home care wait lists | Fifty Plus Advocates

Elder Affairs: $6.5 million to end home care wait lists | Fifty Plus Advocates | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
BOSTON, Feb. 28 — Ann Hartstein, Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA), testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means about the FY 14 budget which ...
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Caregiver Resources

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Physician Assistant, Dianna Malkowski, offers five easy ways people of any age and mobility can start moving toward better #hearthealth #caregiver http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10421328.htm (5 easy ways people of any age & mobility...
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Caregiver Stress | Caregiver Burnout | Stress Management | Meditations

Caregiver Stress | Caregiver Burnout | Stress Management | Meditations | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Free 20-minute Guided visualizations to download to help with sleep or simple relaxation - designed to help caregivers facing the stress of caring for a senior parent or elderly family member. No sign in - just listen now and feel shoulders drop.
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National Long-Term Care News Bites: Ky. Nursing Homes Seek ...

National Long-Term Care News Bites: Ky. Nursing Homes Seek ... | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Here's a collection of news bites pertaining to the senior housing and long-term care industries, gathered from around the nation. Many of the articles are state-specific, but could eventually have national implications or ...
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Know facts before hiring in-home caregivers - Dailyrecord.com

Know facts before hiring in-home caregivers - Dailyrecord.com | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Know facts before hiring in-home caregivers Dailyrecord.com Some of the drawbacks, however, are that you may not have much input into the selection of the caregiver, and the caregivers may change or alternate, which can cause a disruption in care...
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Home Care: Can we afford the Cost of Elder Care? | College How ...

Home Care: Can we afford the Cost of Elder Care? | College How ... | AGING - The Four Letter Word | Scoop.it
Home care becomes costly only if you hire a specialized caregiver to take care of your elder people. However, if you are the one who will take care of that sick or old family member, then how will you be able to work to earn a ...
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