Posts in the ‘Caregiving’ Category

TED TALKS Video on Caring for Aging Parents

Published in 2014, this informative TED Talks video features Jane Everson of ACAP (Adult Children of Aging Parents) and Frances Hall who discuss challenges and concerns of caring for aging parents. In this clip they cite 31 million adult children who are caregivers for aging parents. They offer insight on topics such as long distance

Care Managers + Substance Abuse

According to the National Institute on Aging, baby boomers have been found to have a higher rate of substance abuse than their parents. Current research has identified a range of factors that contribute to this growing epidemic–primary among them is maintenance of physical pain. Starting in the early 50s, many people find themselves having to contend

Senior Living + Nutrition

The importance of a healthy regimen can never be overstated no matter where you happen to fall on the spectrum of health. With all of the benefits modern medicine has to offer, we’re equally challenged to keep our systems in check especially when medication is thrown into the mix. Eating well is important at all

How To Start the Conversation

Caring for aging parents is challenging even under the best of circumstances. Many adult children find themselves in the process of transitioning their family members out of the home and into a senior living community. For others, they’ve just begun to initiate the discussion. Sometimes these conversations can be wrought with uncertainty and even resentment

Financial Abuse of Elderly on the Rise, New Survey by NAPGCM Finds

New survey of geriatric care managers finds that financial abuse and exploitation of older Americans is increasing. Most common form of financial elder abuse encountered is theft by family, friends, neighbors and caregivers. Go Here to Read This Press Release