Category: Aging

Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act

Family caregivers are the most important source of support for people with chronic or other health conditions, disabilities, or functional limitations. Millions of family caregivers help their loved ones live at home and in their communities, providing the bulk of this assistance. In 2013, about 40 million family caregivers provided unpaid care valued at about […]

Why You Need to Face the Reality of Your Mom or Dad Getting Old.

You’re 65 years old, or 50 years old and facing the reality that your parent(s) is frail, failing, or cognitively declining. Have you even faced what this really means to them? And more so, to you?   Our parents don’t want to be a burden, they’re proud, or too depressed to talk about any of […]