I am looking for what you think are the best videos/films that capture the truth of the caregiving experience.
Leaders who just pay lip service to creating a participatory ethos find out very quickly that they are building their culture change journey on quick sand.
Flu is here and for the next couple of months or so many of us will need to take precautions to prevent, if possible, getting sick. Some influenza seasons are worse than others, and this year appears to be more severe than the last few flu seasons. But no matter what year it is, it’s […]
In the past three months, 39.8 million people over age 15 have provided unpaid care to someone over 65 “because of a condition related to aging.” This according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last year, 2011, was the first … Continue reading →
One of the ChangingAging Blogstream’s newest feed contributors is Sally Abrahms, who recently became AARP’s top blogger on family caregiving issues. AARP, recognizing that more of its members than ever before are facing the responsibility of caring for an aging loved one, is reorganizing much of its print and web publications to focus on addressing the questions and needs of family caregivers.
I saw my back doctor yesterday — a follow-up to my car crash on August 22, when I fractured a vertebrae. This doctor and my physical therapist had both told me that recovery would require about four months. So, even though I’m still experiencing …
The government announced recently that its payments to home health care agencies would decrease by more than 2% in 2012. Will consumers feel the impact?
An interesting piece of news arrives telling me that the number of caregivers in California is set to double. One of the problems associated with this boom it that many of these soon-to-be caregivers are themselves facing the prospect of an “unhealthy future due to higher rates of poor health behaviors, compared with both non-caregivers in the same age range and older caregivers.”