Generation X (born 1965 – 1979) will be feeling the gap between lifespan and healthspan. People ages 45 to 64 are the likeliest caregivers for the nation’s frail older people. As baby boomers age over the next several decades, the ratio of likely family caregivers to older people who need care is projected to shrink Read More
Do you know any of the signs for the various types of elder abuse?
What Aging Boomers need to know about the signs and types of Elder Abuse Boomers, listen up. Here’s an issue you should not only care about because it affects your parents, aunts, and uncles. But it’s going to affect your generation big time. Elder abuse is a mistreatment of the elderly through actions that intentionally Read More
Management Tips for Caregivers to Reduce Stress
When you’re a caregiver, every second count. There are appointments to keep, meals to cook, medications to administer—all critical to the health of our loved one. But when there is so much to do and so little time to do it all, when we count and divide our seconds of the day as if they Read More
Healthy ways to manage your emotions as a family caregiver
Whether you become a caregiver gradually or all of a sudden due to a crisis, taking care of a loved one with an illness or disability can stir up some complicated emotions, especially when you are caring for someone day in and day out. Not paying attention to your feelings can lead to poor sleep, Read More