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early onset dementia

The Why and How of Early-Onset Dementia

Dementia is commonly associated with older age. However, recent statistics show that about 3.9 million people in the 30-64 age group may be suffering from dementia globally, with Alzheimer’s being the most prevalent—there are an estimated 300,000-360,000 early-onset Alzheimer’s patients living in the U.S. Before we go any further, we …

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caregiving for seniors

Caregiving for Seniors: Knowing When to Relocate

We’re very happy to welcome guest writer Hazel Bridges, founder and principal of AgingWellness.org. She’s here to tell us about an uncertain time we who are caregiving for seniors might face – whether to relocate to care for our elder loved ones. Here’s Hazel…. Do you have a loved one …

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caregiver support

How Do U.S. States Rank in Caregiver Support Policies?

According to a 2020 report, an estimated 22-26 million adults provide unpaid care to a family member or friend, helping with daily activities, personal and medical care, as well as daily chores. Interestingly, an expansion of medical care at home and the complexity of the healthcare system itself means family …

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housing resources for disabled people

Understanding Home Buying and Home Ownership When You Are Disabled

The general U.S. adult population knows that locating housing can be a demanding process, whatever the circumstances may be. For disabled individuals, finding healthy, affordable, safe living arrangements is a greater challenge, especially when resources are hard to find. Here are some housing resources for disabled persons that can hopefully …

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A Quick Way to Start Thinking About Your Caregiving Needs

Caregiving for the elderly, especially a parent or loved one can be difficult, time consuming, and expensive. Many need more care than most family members can provide. Some caregivers cut back hours or leave their jobs entirely to adjust to growing needs, causing financial strain. We get a lot of …

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paid to provide care to family

Can You Get Paid To Provide Care to Family?

Can an individual get paid to provide care to family members? NUMBERS Family caregivers are taking up increasing responsibilities for their loved ones. This will a significant impact on the workforce and on health care costs overall. A recent report by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) found that …

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