It Is My Pleasure To Introduce You To: Daughters Unite

    Daughters Unite was created for caring daughters by caring daughters who face the challenges of being sandwiched between their spouses, kids and/or careers and the disabled and aging adults in their lives. Share your story and help a fellow daughter reduce the chaos and craziness in her life! Send a quick “I’m interested”…

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Family Caregiver Duties: Effective Financial Planning A Guest Post by Samantha Stein

Family caregivers are no stranger to financial issues. When you assume the role of your family member’s primary care provider, it includes tackling the costs of their care as well as their expenses and necessities. On top of this, you also have your own finances to contend with. This is why a significant amount of…

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How Proposed Changes to Medicare Could Affect Your Wallet and Your Health Care: AARP Bulletin, January/February 2017 Issue

  En español | MEDICARE WORKS WONDERS for millions of American families, providing affordable access to today’s most advanced health care. Poll after poll invariably confirms its popularity. But will Medicare continue to work for us and for the next generations? That’s the question that Congress and the Trump administration will be asking in the…

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Senior Care: Balancing Marriage and Caring for a Parent A Guest Post by Samantha Stein

Caregiving can strengthen the bonds of relationships within the family. It can bridge gaps and heal decades-long conflicts through the connections that form during the care. However, it can also cause strains within the family. In marriages and relationships, no one really thinks of their partner caring for an aging parent until it starts happening.…

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How to Determine if Someone is Having a Stroke A Guest Post by the Health Services Blog for Slidell Memorial Hospital in Louisiana

  Were you aware that strokes are a type of disease? Strokes influence arteries that lead to the brain, as well as those within it. Another horrifying fact: A stroke can occur in anybody. Enough with the bad news, here’s some good news: You can learn just how to detect a stroke with the signs…

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The Best Medical Alert Systems

Originally posted on Reviews.com on August 8, 2016  http://www.reviews.com/medical-alert-systems/ Nearly 90 percent of seniors say they prefer to live in their own homes, and most expect to stay there. It’s called “aging in place” and put simply: no assisted living facilities. Family members want to respect these wishes, but the risks are real. According to…

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“Avoiding Falls in the 3 Most Dangerous Rooms of Your House” A Guest Post by Jessica Hegg

Sometimes, a fall is inevitable for an older loved one. They simply fall off balance, or the toll of the years or past corrective surgeries puts them in a situation they can’t easily escape from. According to an NCBI study, approximately one-third of adults aged 65 or older fall every year – and only about…

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