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Caregiving Resources
How Caregiving can Jeopardize Your Retirement
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that family caregivers are often placed in circumstances that endanger their financial future and retirement plans. Learn more about the report and how caregivers in America are facing a financial burden that may jeopardize their retirement plans. Caregiving and the Workplace An estimated 45 million...
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The Impact of Caregiving on Health
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, an estimated 65.7 million Americans (29% of the adult population in the United States) serve as family caregivers for a relative. Estimates suggest that the number of caregivers in the U.S. will continue to rise as the Boomers age and the Alzheimer’s epidemic continues. Family caregivers are the...
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Emergency Planning for Caregivers
10,000 people turn 65 each day in the United States. For the first time in American history, there are more than 50 million seniors and many of these seniors are providing unpaid care for a senior loved one or aging parent. In fact, many caregivers are facing their own personal health concerns while caring for...
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You know moving your loved one into a memory care community was the right move. It was good for your loved one, it’s good for your family. You trust the community to care for your loved one well and you feel comfortable about your decision. So, why do you still feel uncomfortable when you visit?...
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You’ve chosen a community. You’ve even moved your loved one into that community. You’ve done all the hard things and you know your loved one is happy in his or her new home. So, why do you feel uneasy when you visit your loved one in their assisted living community? Seeing a loved one in...
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Six Signs Your Loved One Needs a Caregiver
For many family members, it can be hard to watch a senior loved one age and become unable to take care of their homes and themselves. In fact, when family members deny that their loved one needs care, the results can be downright dangerous causing in-home accidents, falls, fires, and more. Taking the step to...
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What to Expect After Moving to Senior Living
Time to take a deep breath in. And let it go. Ahhh. The move is over. You have chosen the best senior living community for your loved one. You have spent countless hours going through countless boxes and making countless piles. You have carefully selected items and household decor to include in your loved one’s...
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