* Roles & Responsibilities

December 28, 2017

The Health Care and Caregiving Our Parents Need

You’ve likely heard how the Republicans’ Obamacare legislation might have profound effects on older Americans. Health insurance premiums could be up to five times higher than those of younger people (up from three times today), for […]
December 27, 2017

Caregivers: 4 Questions to Ask Before Moving Your Parent to Assisted Living

With the boomer generation aging into their 50s, 60s and 70s and many of their parents now in their 70s, 80s and 90s, there is an increasing need for long-term care. Most older Americans would stay […]
December 15, 2017

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents raising grandchildren have received considerable attention in recent years. Many observers perceive grandparent care to be a growing phenomenon. Nearly six million children and 1.5 million grandparents currently live in grandparent-grandchild households. One in five […]
January 4, 2016

Insomnia: The Caregiver’s Role

A growing number of seniors today face the difficulty of sleep disorders, commonly referred to as insomnia. Up to 30% of the elderly experience infrequent sleep patterns, apnea (the stoppage of breath), and waking up too […]
January 3, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis: 10 Tips for the Caregiver

Being the caregiver of someone with rheumatoid arthritis can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Helping someone cope with RA is not an easy task and can sometimes lead to out-of-control emotions in the caregiver as well. […]
January 2, 2016

Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Antibiotic Treatment in Elderly Patients with AECB Elderly patients have alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as a result of drug interactions, and decreases in renal and metabolic clearances of drugs are seen with many drugs used […]

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