Madeline Vann, MPH, Caring.com Author


Madeline Vann, MPH, is a freelance health and medical writer based in Williamsburg, Virginia. Her work has appeared in the HuffingtonPost, Everydayhealth, and numerous local newspapers and news sites. 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

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...
5 Benefits of Home-Delivered Meals for Seniors — May 15, 2017
Home-delivered meals may seem like a small thing, but they can be invaluable for older adults living alone. Meals delivered to elderly adults’ doorsteps provide both nutr...
Regular Walks May Help People with Early Alzheimer’s, Study Shows — Apr 17, 2017
A brisk, 30-minute walk every day could protect your memory and your brain. This news comes from a six-month study conducted by researchers from the University of Kansas ...
Advance Care Planning Under Medicare — Mar 30, 2017
Talking about your wishes for end-of-life care sounds morbid, but those preferences should not be kept secret. Experts say that an advance care planning process is a way ...
Tax Deductions for Assisted Living — Mar 19, 2017
Moving into an assisted living community could mean additional tax deductions for you and your family. To make the most of this opportunity, it’s best to keep thorough re...
8 Signs it's Time to Consider a Skilled Nursing Facility — Mar 06, 2017
Moving into a skilled nursing facility for long term care can be one of the most difficult decisions for you and your loved ones, but it also can bring great benefits. Th...
5 Signs It's Time to Look for a CCRC — Feb 16, 2017
Let’s face it – you still feel too young to move into a retirement community. But your friends and even family might be dropping by with glossy marketing materials tou...
Searching for a Christian Assisted Living Facility? 6 Questions to Ask — Jan 25, 2017
More than a million people in the U.S. over 65 live in a senior care facility, and that number is only expected to rise in the coming decades. In fact, the Small Busin...
10 Steps to Creating a Dementia Care Plan — Jan 24, 2017
Creating a care plan for your loved one with dementia can give you and your family a way to anticipate and deal with the changes the illness brings. But you’ll also need ...
Searching for a Catholic Assisted Living Facility? 8 Questions to Ask — Dec 23, 2016
The decision to move into an assisted living facility can be difficult and emotional. But for many older Catholics, it can feel like a blessing to move to a place where t...