Seven out of 10 people will require some form of long-term care in their lifetime, so it’s important to have an understanding of the different types of care along with their respective costs and ways to pay these expenses. There are five main types of senior care, which range from at-home services to moving to…

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We must value the work of care – both the paid and the unpaid. New Insurance Program- Nationwide ® and Compassion Society Benefits Launch First Caregiver Solution for Paid Family Leave Insurance

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The rate of caregiving in the U.S. has spiked from 16.6% in 2015 to 19.2% this year, and caregivers are also commonly caring for more than one individual at a time. America’s aging population is expanding the already existing deficit of professional caregivers, and many family members are having to intervene and provide care for…

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Grief is an emotion that is not exclusively associated with losing someone you love. In fact, you may find that you experience grief when you change jobs, (i.e. retirement or being fired) or when there is a significant change in you or your loved one’s physical or mental health. For caregiver Donna O’Donnell Figurski, grief…

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(Omaha, NE, September 11, 2020) – Caregivers and healthcare professionals require guidance and resources to maintain and improve upon their quality services. Dr. Eboni Green, President and CEO of Caregiver Support Services, has launched several dedicated online forums where all topics and issues pertinent to caregiving can be shared and discussed. Taking care of a…

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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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As we start to age and get older, it’s usual to experience reduced mobility and issues with our flexibility and suppleness. Some people suffer with these issues more than others in their old age, and it is usually necessary for them to use a mobility scooter or an electric wheelchair. However, even though some people…

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