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2013-10-07 12:26:18

Senior Helpers® unites caregiving experts to lend guidance for caregivers BALTIMORE, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 26, caregivers across the country had the opportunity to view a free national webcast, Caring for the Caregiver, featuring well-known television host and advocate of family caregivers, Leeza Gibbons, and nationally renowned occupational therapist and dementia care expert Teepa Snow. The event was sponsored by Senior Helpers(®), a national network of in-home...

2013-10-03 23:02:30

As part of the Second Saturday Art Walk on October 12th, Home Care Assistance - Sacramento will host a demonstration of Intel-GE Care Innovations™ Connect Caregiver, an easy-to-use tool that helps family caregivers organize, share and coordinate caregiving tasks. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Home Care Assistance - Sacramento, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is pleased to join other community businesses in celebrating this month’s Second Saturday event, a...

2013-09-30 08:28:35

AARP Finds Many NYC Residents Caring for a Relative or Spouse Facing Burnout, Demographic Shift Spells Worse News for Next Generation NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across New York state, over 4 million people are providing unpaid care for a relative or spouse who is ill, frail or elderly. The value of this care is over $32 billion dollars. In New York City the group is at a breaking point, stressed out and financially strained with a looming demographic shift adding...

2013-09-27 23:22:09

The development of readily available technology makes it easier for caregivers and seniors to take a proactive approach to senior care. Caregiverlist's Paige Krzysko reviews senior care Apps for smartphones and tablets in the weekly Tech Friday Blog. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Caregivers and their senior clients can now see the latest technology designed to assist in all aspects of senior care on Caregiverlist’s new weekly feature, the Tech Friday Blog. As Caregiverlist assists...

The Soaring Cost Of Alzheimer’s And Dementia Care
2013-09-21 07:25:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The number of older men and women who will require long term care due to dementia or other health concerns will nearly triple by 2050, according to the World Alzheimer Report 2013, which was released on Thursday. The study, which is subtitled “Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia” and was commissioned by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and the UK healthcare organization Bupa, reports that...

2013-09-19 16:25:50

Number of older adults with care needs to increase to 277 million by 2050; half of all older people who need personal care have dementia. WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world population ages, the traditional system of informal care by family, friends and community will come under increasing strain. Data from the World Alzheimer Report 2013 to be released today predicts the number of dependent older people will rise from 101 million in 2010 to 277 million in 2050,...

2013-09-17 08:28:50

BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accidental caregiving is a harsh reality for nearly 40 percent of Americans who find themselves caring for a sick or elderly relative or friend without warning. The demands on time, money, and energy for those thrust into this situation are daunting. Caregiving Without Regret Expert A. Michael Bloom today releases The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide to offer life saving tips to support caregivers everywhere at a time when the lives they save may...

2013-09-16 12:28:02

Alzheimer's and Dementia: Care for the Caregiver, September 26, 2013 AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease every 68 seconds. In Texas, it's estimated that 470,000 people aged 65 and older will have Alzheimer's disease by the year 2025, resulting in the need for thousands of people to provide care for those suffering from the disease. On Thursday, September 26, 2013, caregivers in the...

2013-09-05 23:20:41

Psychology professor's debut book, published by Human Sun Media, provides practical guidance and shares insights from personal experience in order to help those who care for others. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Psychology professor and life coach Susanne West has spent much of her career training both professional and family caregivers. In her newly published book, "Soul Care for Caregivers: How to Help Yourself While Helping Others" published by Human Sun...

2013-09-03 16:27:14

Alzheimer's and Dementia: Care for the Caregiver, September 26, 2013 BALTIMORE, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, a new case is expected to develop every 33 seconds, adding nearly one million new cases per year, resulting in the need for millions of people to provide care for those living with the disease. On Thursday, September 26, 2013, caregivers across the country will...