Caregivers Sacrifice Own Food and Medical Care

Nearly 16 million Alzheimer’s caregivers will provide 18 billion hours of unpaid care in 2016 Two out of three people incorrectly believe that Medicare will help them cover nursing home costs More than one-third of those surveyed had to reduce their hours at work or quit their job entirely The personal financial support required by […] Continue Caregivers Sacrifice Own Food and Medical Care

Coming out into the open: Recognizing caregivers year-round

I’m fortunate to have a group of relatives who are in their 80’s and 90’s. They are our family treasures, and I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with them. All of them have paid or family caregivers. They live in nursing homes, assisted living, and in their family homes. So November, the […] Continue Coming out into the open: Recognizing caregivers year-round