Caregiving from Afar

A recent article in Money magazine discusses the challenges faced by adult children whose aging parents live far from them. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), approximately 7 million Americans care for a senior relative long-distance. They face guilt and anxiety from not being able...

Caring for an Elderly Relative in Sarasota, Florida

Caring for an elderly relative isn't just costly and time-consuming but could even be harmful to your own health. Some companies and nonprofits are rolling out free and low-cost professional help for family caregivers. The bottom line is that "families need help keeping their loved one safe...

Childless and Aging? Time to Designate a Caregiver

Phyllis Korkki with the NY Times wrote an article dealing with some of the problems our aging society has when they have no children or natural caregivers and ways to help deal with it. In the article, she quotes me in dealing with some ways you can use legal documents that can be prepared by an attorney...

Caregivers Facing More Challenges Than in the Past

Caregiving for an aging loved one: It's not just about bathing, shopping and handling finances anymore. A recent study from AARP's Public Policy Institute and United Hospital Fund finds that caregivers are increasingly taking on tasks that were once performed only by trained medical staff...