January 2017

3101, 2017

AARP Will Battle Proposals to Gut Medicare: by John Hishta Originally Posted by AARP Advocacy January 2017

January 31, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , |

http://www.aarp.org/politics-society/advocacy/info-2017/aarp-battles-proposals-to-gut-medicare-jh.html?intcmp=AE-POL-ADVO-HMC-SL2-JHM17&cmp=SNO-ADV-FB-AO-MAV&socialid=794778664 If you’ve been following the news lately, you know that President Trump has had a busy first week in the White House. As he signed executive orders, appointed high-level staff and hosted meetings in the Oval Office, our 45th president has made it abundantly clear that he’s eager to [...]

2201, 2017

Keeping Social Security Strong: Originally Posted by AARP December 14, 2016

January 22, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , |

Social Security is a contract with American workers that must not be broken. AARP will continue its fight to ensure that current and future generations get the benefits they’ve earned. We have always opposed — and always will oppose — turning Social Security into risky private accounts. These are the [...]

701, 2017

5 Tips from Experts on Caring On Caring for Elderly Parents at Home A Guest Post by Jessica Hegg

January 7, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

  Each year, millions of Americans find themselves caring for their elderly parents or aging family members at home for the first time.   **Currently, there are more than 34 million family caregivers in the U.S.   If you are one of them, clearly, you are not alone. While the initial [...]

101, 2017

The Cost of Family Caregiving: Out-of-Pocket Spending Surprisingly High A Guest Post by Christina Ianzito

January 1, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: |

Originally published by AARP: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/info-2016/caregiving-out-of-pocket-cost-report.html?intcmp=AE-HF-CRC-FFY-SPOT1 Our country's 40 million unpaid family caregivers devote a large portion of their own money toward the care of their loved ones. They're spending an average of $6,954 a year — nearly 20 percent of their income — on out-of-pocket (OOP) costs related to caregiving, according [...]

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