What to Ask and Look for When Touring a Senior Living Facility

Knowing how to evaluate a senior living community can be challenging. These tips on questions to ask and areas to explore during a tour of a facility can help you find the right fit for you or your loved one.

http://www.seniorlifestyle.com/ask-look-touring-senior-living-community/

 

What Our 42 Million Working Caregivers Need Most

When a person takes on the role of a caregiver, it can be very difficult juggling the responsibilities of a career and caring for their loved one. However, there are a number of options the working caregiver can turn to for support.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2013/12/02/what-our-42-million-working-caregivers-need-most/

A Look Into The 2015 White House Conference on Aging

The recent 2015 White House Conference on Aging delved into senior issues such as healthy aging, retirement security, and the need for support for caregivers. Despite many beneficial changes that have been made over time, voices called for further progress in these areas.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sherwin-sheik/a-look-into-the-2015-white-house-conference-on-aging_b_7832008.html

The Benefits of Caregiving

In contrast to the commonly cited “caregiver burden” facing those in helping roles, “caregiver gain” refers to the rewards of caregiving. More and more, studies are demonstrating these surprising physical and cognitive benefits.

https://eldercareadvice.wordpress.com/2014/09/02/study-proves-many-benefits-of-caregiving/