Madeline Vann, Caring.com Health Writer


Madeline Vann, MPH, is a health and medical writer whose work has appeared in the HuffingtonPost, Everydayhealth, and numerous local newspapers and news sites. Based in Williamsburg, Virginia, Madeline writes about a variety of conditions, fitness, and wellness but is particularly interested in the intersection between individual health and nature. She enjoys interviewing experts around the world about the work they love, as well as playing with her children and her Lab in the mountains and beaches of Virginia.


Recently Published on Caring.com

When is it Time to Hire Dementia Care Help? — Nov 29, 2017
Caring for a loved with dementia comes with enormous physical and emotional challenges. Yet, Caring.com's 2017 Family Caregiver Journey Survey showed that just one in four ...
What to Do When Your Elderly Parent Refuses Home Care — Oct 31, 2017
Most older adults want to live in their own home for as long as possible, research shows. In order to do that, most will have to decide whether or not to welcome home healt...
The End of Alzheimer's? — Oct 02, 2017
What if you could prevent or slow Alzheimer’s disease by tweaking your diet, sleep, exercise and stress management habits? The Bredesen Protocol is a 36-point comprehensi...
How to Set Boundaries as a Caregiver — Sep 20, 2017
You weren’t trained to be a caregiver, and chances are, you and the aging loved one you care for never sat down to talk about how to handle caregiving. If you’re one of t...
How to Move a Parent with Dementia to Assisted Living — Aug 30, 2017
While there are no definitive guidelines for when to move a loved one to dementia care, you can be on the lookout for signs that it may be time for memory care or assiste...
How to Cope with Guilt Over Moving A Loved One to Assisted Living — Aug 19, 2017
Moving your aging loved one into assisted living could mean getting well acquainted with a feeling of guilt. Researchers have found that guilt is pervasive among caregive...
8 Ways to Help Your Parent Adjust to Assisted Living — Jul 27, 2017
A resident at Willow Towers Assisted Living creating artwork A move into assisted living can be daunting for anyone, but with patience and good planning, you and other...
The Benefits of Palliative Care at Home — Jul 14, 2017
Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses, and is meant to manage symptoms and improve patients' quality of life. Some research sho...
10 Summer Senior Care Tips for Family Caregivers — Jun 27, 2017
Summertime brings long lazy days of visiting family and friends. But at the same time, this time of year also brings plenty of heat, humidity, and sun. Summer weather con...
12 Caregiver Blogs You Should Be Reading — Jun 12, 2017
Being a caregiver can feel a lot like being a lone ranger. We know other caregivers are "out there," but our day-to-day lives don't allow us to meet with others who are f...