The Caregiver Support Group: How It Can Help You Find Yourself

Caregiver Support Group

Do you want to find a group of people who know what you’re going through with caregiving? Someone who has walked where you’re walking now? Then consider joining a Caregiver Support Group. Caregiving c...

Caregiving for Your Parent: When the Roles Are Reversed

Caregiving for Your Parent

If you’re like most people you probably have sweet memories of having your mother or father comfort you and dry your tears if you fell down or got hurt. It seems like yesterday; and yet, you find that...

The Sandwich Generation is a Balancing Act

A multi generation portrait of a happy grandmother with her daughter and granddaughter outdoor

Parents who are in the season of life where they are raising their children often spend lots of time in auditoriums and stadiums. Many of them also have parents who are aging and need help. If parents...

What is Respite Care and Why Does the Sandwich Generation Need It So Badly?

What is Respite Care

Most little girls have fond memories of hanging around the kitchen with their mothers making sandwiches of all kinds—bologna, grilled cheese, and let’s not forget America’s favorite, the peanut butter...

Caring for My Elderly Mom at Home – What Are My Options?

elderly mom

Looking after your elderly mom can be a complicated and stressful job. Whether you live close by or far from your mother, certain questions and challenges remain: What level of care does my mother ne...

Geriatric Nurses Are in High Demand. They Get Great Pay and Benefits.

Geriatric Nurses

If you’ve ever had a serious injury or illness, you’ll likely remember one or more of the nurses who cared for you. A kind smile, some nurturing words, and a gentle touch can mean so much when you are...

Senior Caregivers: Effects of Caregiver Stress and How to Reduce Them

senior caregiver stress

If you ask today’s aging seniors where they want to spend the later stages of their lives, 90% of them are likely to tell you, “There’s no place like home.” According to research by AARP, 82% of senio...

Connecting the Dots Between Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

caregiver stress and elder abuse

The rising cost of elder care and the rising numbers of seniors who wish to remain in their homes are turning the tides away from institutional care and towards home and community-based care. Accordin...

An In-Depth Look at Transitional Care Management

transitional care management

Avoidable and costly hospital admissions are a key quality and patient safety concern for patients, family, and caregivers alike. A significant cause of readmissions that are otherwise preventable is ...

Caregiver Shortage Alert : Who is Caring for Our Seniors?

Caregiver Shortage

As more Baby Boomers are starting to hit the golden years, there is showing an increased need for caregivers. Because of the increase of seniors, then the demand for more home health assistants, perso...