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Best Senior Living: Caring Stars 2014 — Nov 06, 2014
These assisted living communities and Alzheimer's care communities earned the highest praise from families, seniors, and eldercare experts on Caring.com -- and they met oth...
2014 Senior Care Cost Index — Sep 15, 2014
Caring.com’s yearly Usage and Attitudes Survey measures how family caregivers of older adults living in the U.S. hold up financially as they care for elder loved ones. From...
Power of Attorney: How to Manage Common Family Concerns — Feb 08, 2014
What happens when your older loved one can no longer make medical or financial decisions independently? Almost every caregiver has been faced with this conundrum. And most ...
How Can I Tell the Difference Between the Normal Stress of Caregiving and Depression? — Jan 02, 2014
How can I tell the difference between the normal stress of caregiving and depression?
Caregiver Poll: Are you traveling with your older loved one during the holidays? — Nov 21, 2013
The holidays are quickly approaching and many caregivers are trying to figure out the best way to travel with our aging parents and loved ones. Are you preparing to travel ...
Certified Financial Planners: How Financial Planning Works — Jun 21, 2013
Eleanor Blayney is the consumer advocate for CFP Board of Standards, a group that fosters professional standards among certified financial planners. A 20-year financial pla...
The One Thing That a Caregiver Can Do to De-Stress — May 28, 2013
Every caregiver has been there: completely stressed, at our wits' end, wanting to scream or laugh or cry (or all three). And while it's nice to imagine that there's some ma...
Assisted Living Regulations — Apr 21, 2013
Assisted living regulations vary by state. If you're doing research to find out more about assisted living options for a loved one, or if you're looking for information abo...
Think It's a Stroke? Remember: F.A.S.T. — Jan 23, 2013
If you think your loved one may have had a stroke, or may be having a stroke, act F.A.S.T.:   Face: Ask your loved one to smile. See if one side of his mouth dr...
Medicare Part D — Nov 29, 2012
In 2006, Medicare began covering some prescription drugs taken at home. It introduced Part D drug plans, which are actually operated by private insurance companies with ove...