A Merrill Lynch study, conducted in partnership with Age Wave, finds that the 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. spend $190 billion per year on their adult care recipients.
Category: Recent Caregiving News
Young caregivers miss out on sports, school, social life and stress of role may make them sick too.
Research consistently shows caregiving is among the most demanding roles a person can adopt. A study suggests highlighting the positive effects of their work may help caregivers reap the psychological benefits of helping others.
New research from Transamerica Institute finds caregivers risking their health and finances to care for loved ones.
She is his world. She is his source of entertainment. His emotional, social and physical strength. She is his caregiver. Indeed, she is his everything.
And sometimes, she needs a break.
The latest exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) will for the first time feature artwork created by people with dementia and their caregivers.
Older people who help and support others live longer, according to new research.
Judy’s been late and absent several times this month because of a series of family health crises. These emergencies were beyond her control, but as a working caregiver, Judy worries about her supervisor’s reaction.
The support available to unpaid caregivers in Canada is not good enough, but better tax breaks would help, says Wanda Morris, vice president of advocacy for the Canadian Association of Retired Persons.
To address the burgeoning “loneliness epidemic” and the demands of an aging population, some think that we should deploy robotic caregivers. A new ad titled “B.E.N. (Biologically Engineered Nursing),” however, suggests that this is a dreadful idea.