It is encouraging to see individuals living longer, healthier, and happier lives. The Urban Institute projected that one in five Americans would reach the age of sixty-five by 2040, compared to one in eight just twenty years ago. However, it should be noted that advanced age is associated with increased disability. As a caregiver, it is vital…

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The 73rd World Health Assembly Jim Campbell, Director of the Health Workforce Department in WHO headquarters, stated: “Today’s decision gives clear direction on consensus and the necessary actions on the health and care workforce. WHO urges all Member States, International Financing Institutions, Global Health Initiatives and partners to invest in health workforce readiness, education and…

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Are you shopping for gifts for a senior loved one? Whether you are a caregiver seeking advice from Caregiver Support Services on items your loved one might need, or you are simply browsing stores to find presents for your grandparents, you might want to shop with wellness in mind. Giving your senior loved ones gifts…

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If the world has learned anything in this challenging year, it is that our health is paramount. In fact, many would agree that the when the history books recount 2020, the heroes and heroines will be healthcare workers. Despite the risks, doctors, nurses, and caregivers continue to work to treat those impacted by the Covid-19…

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It has happened to most of us, especially those who work in settings where social distancing is difficult: someone in your inner circle tested positive for COVId-19, so you must self-isolate. When you are a caregiver, there can be a dilemma about your next steps. Of course, your loved one or clients’ safety should come…

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In the late 1990s, my father-in-law was diagnosed with lung cancer. Thankfully, he received treatment and returned to normal life. Then in 2014, the cancer returned with a vengeance, spreading to other organs. By fall we knew that he would need reliable assistance, so my husband resigned from his job and took the lead in…

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Caring for others is one of the most important jobs in the world. The pandemic has highlighted the value of individuals who devote their time and energy to looking after others. If you’re considering a change of career, or you’re in a position where you may need to begin caring for a loved one in…

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This Town Hall focuses on the amplified challenges faced by those who, in addition to working, are caring for older adults, children, or both during the COVID-19 pandemic and how organizations can effectively respond to those challenges. Watch the Recording

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