Tag Archive | "caregiving"

Caring For A Loved One? Care For Yourself, Too

A 2015 report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Alliance for Caregiving found that roughly 43.5 million adults in the United States had provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the prior year.

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Storytelling: A Way For Adult Siblings To Cope With Parent Care

Adult siblings frequently work together to manage parental care, and many encounter additional stress and complications because of this new partnership.

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Family caregivers need support from hospital to home

Each day, 40 million family caregivers help older parents, spouses, children with disabilities and other loved ones live independently at home.

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How AARP is fighting for Americans at the state level

This year, as state legislators are going to work across the country, so are we. In addition to fighting on Capitol Hill to keep Medicare and Social Security strong, AARP will be making sure your voice is heard .

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Key to good caregiving: A healthy, stress-free caregiver

A staggering 59 percent of family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias rate their emotional stress as high or very high, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Many caregivers spend $7K annually out of pocket

Denise Sleeper has sold her home, spent most of her retirement savings and quit her job to care for her husband since his Alzheimer’s disease struck two years ago.

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