Articles of interest
The articles below provide more information on in home care and senior home care.
- Aging at Home: Helping Seniors Stay Put – NPR
“With baby boomers about to turn 65, homebuilders see a big market for a building concept called universal design. It means houses are designed so owners can stay as they grow old…”
- Long Distance Caregiving
Long-distance caregivers can be helpful no matter how far away they live. So Far Away: Twenty Questions and Answers About Long-Distance Caregiving focuses on some issues that are unique to long-distance caregiving. You will also find other information that is important to know whether you live next door or across the country. Developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, this booklet is a gateway to ideas and resources that can help make long-distance caregiving more manageable and satisfying.
- Losing Independence
New York Timesblog article discusses the issues between children and parents who are losing their independence.
- The Care Transitions Program
The Care Transitions Intervention by Eric A. Coleman, MD, MPH of the Care Transitions Program. Proven effective in reducing hospital readmissions by 50%.
- 1 in 4 U.S. Seniors with Cancer Has Had It BeforeSource: HealthDay
- Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia?Source: HealthDay
- 'Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of AgingSource: HealthDay
- U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other CountriesSource: HealthDay
- Sleep Apnea May Boost Alzheimer's RiskSource: HealthDay
- Your Friends May Be Key to A Healthy Aging BrainSource: HealthDay
- There's a New Shingles Vaccine — Is It for You?Source: HealthDay
- Poverty Does No Favors for HealthThe less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds Source: HealthDay
- Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent FallsGeriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuriesSource: HealthDay
- Failing Sense of Smell Tied to Dementia RiskLong-term study suggests inability to identify scents may be early sign of problemsSource: HealthDay
- Caregivers Seek Home-Based Palliative Care Optionsby Kim Hayes, AARP|Comments: 0. pre-hospice palliative care. Getty Images. Palliative care can … AARP Membership: Join or Renew for Just $16 a Year …
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- Caregiver Resources: Housing Options and Home CareAARP Logo. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives. About AARP · AARP Press Center …
- Caregiver Resources: Caregiving, Benefits and InsuranceAARP Benefits QuickLINK: Find financial assistance programs that help save money on health care, medication, food, utilities and children's health costs.
- Caregiving Q&A Tool: Senior Housing and Home CareHome care or housing facilities? AARP's Caregiving Question and Answer Tool guides you to understand your available adult care housing options.
- AARP's Caregiving Q&A ToolAARP's Caregiving Question and Answer Tool provides you with fast access to the answers you're looking for about adult caregiving.
- Caregiving Q&A: Insurance and BenefitsThe cost of care can be overwhelming. AARP's Caregiving Q&A Tool is your source when navigating the complexity of insurance and public benefits.
- How to Prevent Caregiver Stress and BurnoutOct 25, 2016 … Read This. AARP Logo. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.
- Acquiring Greater Sibling Caregiving InvolvementOct 25, 2016 … Read This. AARP Logo. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.
- What is Hospice?AARP Logo. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives. About AARP · AARP Press Center …
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