New research from Transamerica Institute finds caregivers risking their health and finances to care for loved ones.
Category: Recent Caregiving News
She is his world. She is his source of entertainment. His emotional, social and physical strength. She is his caregiver. Indeed, she is his everything.
And sometimes, she needs a break.
The latest exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) will for the first time feature artwork created by people with dementia and their caregivers.
Older people who help and support others live longer, according to new research.
Judy’s been late and absent several times this month because of a series of family health crises. These emergencies were beyond her control, but as a working caregiver, Judy worries about her supervisor’s reaction.
The support available to unpaid caregivers in Canada is not good enough, but better tax breaks would help, says Wanda Morris, vice president of advocacy for the Canadian Association of Retired Persons.
To address the burgeoning “loneliness epidemic” and the demands of an aging population, some think that we should deploy robotic caregivers. A new ad titled “B.E.N. (Biologically Engineered Nursing),” however, suggests that this is a dreadful idea.
Professional-services firm will let employees take up to 16 weeks for range of caregiving The latest step in family-friendly benefits: paid leave for all caregiving, including eldercare. In recent years, a parade of blue chip employers, mainly in the technology, financial-services and professional-services industries, have been competing to offer ever more generous parental-leave benefits. On … Continued