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Using Medicaid to Pay for Assisted Living — Oct 18, 2016
More than 70 million people rely on Medicaid for healthcare coverage. If your loved one qualifies for Medicaid, he or she may be able to apply for waivers that can pay fo...
The Cost of Assisted Living by State — Sep 27, 2016
If you’re considering assisted living for a loved one or for yourself, one of the first questions you’ve likely posed is how much this type of residential care will cost....
Your First Day of In-Home Care — Sep 26, 2016
If you have an aging loved one who is no longer able to take care of themselves or needs some help with activities of daily living, chances are you’re considering outside...
Caregiving in 2016 — Sep 13, 2016
Family caregivers of older adults in the United States are spending significant chunks of time and money on caregiving, and employed caregivers are feeling the impacts at w...
7 Common Senior Nutrition Myths — Sep 09, 2016
Eat your vegetables. Drink plenty of water. Grains are great. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. And whatever you do, eat a balanced diet that takes a little from e...
5 Surprising Risk Factors for Pulmonary Fibrosis — Oct 23, 2015
Most of us are well aware of the factors that can put us at risk for lung cancer. Less well-known are the various factors that can put us at risk for another serious lung d...
Opera Flash Mob — Jul 24, 2012
One moment, you're shopping in a crowded city market. The next, you're in the middle of a world-class opera performance. Say what? If you've never seen a flash mob in act...
The Polar Bear and the Teddy Bear — Apr 05, 2012
Watch what happens when a little girl holds a teddy bear up to a window at the San Diego Zoo. It's cute times two. -- Caring.com staff
Break Dancing Gorilla — Mar 15, 2012
This ape has almost as many moves as Fred Astaire! -- Caring.com staff
Is This Darned Thing Working? — Feb 23, 2012
An older couple struggles with their web cam: -- Caring.com staff