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Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs

Nearly 20 million Americans are unpaid, usually in-family caregivers for adults over 64.

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Nursing Home Compare Website: Significant Underreporting In Safety Data Found

The number of falls that lead to injury are a critical category of concern for nursing home residents, however, the data used by Nursing Home Compare to report patient safety related to falls may be highly inaccurate.

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CES Gadget Show: New Aids Help Caregivers

A robot that can fetch toilet paper when you’re stranded on the loo and services to keep track of the elderly from afar were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas.

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Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

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The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

They’ll promise Mom or Dad that they can stay at home through the end of their lives and never go to assisted living or a nursing home.

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Caregivers Face Increasing Challenges In Already Tough Job

Terri Van Zante left a full-time job making $12 per hour so she could take care of her mom.

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