From the monthly archives:

January 2013

Tweet Did you know that nearly 40 percent of chronically ill older adults in the U.S. live alone? What’s more, a majority of those who are married have spouses with at least one chronic illness that can affect their ability to provide support. That’s according to a University of Michigan study published in the journal [...]

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Tweet The following is from a press release but I thought it was full of really good information. This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades – with the Centers for Disease Control already reporting widespread outbreaks in many states. And while anyone can get the flu, seniors are [...]

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Tweet On Tuesday, January 8, All Things Considered on National Public Radio aired a story featuring the Home Instead Senior Care Alzheimer’s CARE training program. As part of the story, reporter Ina Jaffe attended a family caregiver workshop hosted by John Moser, franchise owner in the Los Angeles area. All Things Considered is the fourth [...]

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Tweet Now we go from introspection (and eating too much), to New Year’s resolutions! I hope you have taken the opportunity to visit the website I recommended, www.caregiverstress.com. Now it’s time for some planning. I love the emergency preparedness plans that give us a goal for each month to try and accomplish. So, I’m going [...]

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