February 2017

1902, 2017

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

February 19, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|

  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 [...]

1802, 2017

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

February 18, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , |

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 [...]

1102, 2017

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

February 11, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , |

  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 [...]

402, 2017

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

February 4, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , |

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 [...]

402, 2017

Message from AARP: We’re Building a Movement to Protect Medicare by John Hishta

February 4, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

Online and on the ground, people are lining up to fight with us! by John Hishta, AARP, February 3, 2017 If you’ve been paying attention to politics lately, you’re certainly aware that social media is playing a huge role in our national conversation. Just think about how our new president uses [...]

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