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Category: Family Caregiving
‘Why are services to the caregiver important? Because if you don’t have a reasonably cared-for caregiver, you can’t be in a position to reasonably care for someone else.’ – Jenna Schoenefeld, NYT
Ready for more happiness on your caregiving journey? Here are a few more tips for you.
Thought your parents would also stay together as a couple? What “Grey Divorces” are doing to caregiving will shock you.
You love your parents, you care for your parents and NOW WHAT?
“Physicians feel they do not have the time, knowledge, or interest to guide their patients to important non-medical assistance.” According to a survey by Leavitt Partners.
“If you want control of what your elder years are going to look like, you need some kind of game plan for exactly what kind of care you want,” according to Susan Hyatt of Silver Sherpa.
How do you use mobile apps?
We tend to lose sight of the fact that, while the population is aging, seniors are healthier than any time in history: 85 is the new 65.
As the population ages, caregiving is also becoming a hot-button issue.
“You make me crazy, Mom,” I say.
“You make me crazy, too, baby,” she answers.
“Making each other crazy. Now that’s something we can always do for each other!” she says and beams a smile toward me. I beam the same one back.”
By: Cathy Guisewite