Be Proactive About Your Hearing Health

Be Proactive About Your Hearing Health

Have you found yourself having trouble hearing the television? Do you have difficulty understanding someone from across the table in a crowded restaurant or meeting? According to the latest research studies, you’re not alone.
Planning to Retire Plan Some More

Planning to Retire? Plan Some More

The nature of retirement has fundamentally changed over the past decade. People are living longer, markets are highly volatile, and interest rates are at record lows – and look as though they will remain so for the foreseeable future.
To Keep Those with Alzheimer s Safe Evaluate Your Environment

To Keep Those with Alzheimer’s Safe, Evaluate Your Environment

If you are a family facing Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, safety at home is likely an important aspect of your overall care management plan.
Meryl Comer Lends Her Support

Meryl Comer Lends Her Support

Catching up with the Emmy award-winning reporter, president of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative and full-time caregiver.
You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Are you helping your parent or spouse who is struggling with the frailties of old age? Or caring for a loved one who has a chronic condition or illness? If so, then you are a family caregiver. 
And you are not alone. 
The 3 Toughest Challenges of Caregiving

The 3 Toughest Challenges of Caregiving

Gail Hunt, CEO of the National Alliance for Caregiving, summarizes the three most daunting stressors caregivers face.
Taking the Best Care of Your Family

Taking the Best Care of Your Family

Intel CEO Louis Burns shares his advice for overcoming the many obstacles caregivers face every day.
The Longevity Factor How To Live Long and Prosperously

The Longevity Factor: How To Live Long and Prosperously

According to a recent Society of Actuaries report, nearly half of Americans underestimate how long they will live by five or more years. Another 20 percent underestimate life expectancy by two to four years.
Age and Driving Safety Tips and Warning Signs for Seniors On The Road

Age and Driving: Safety Tips and Warning Signs for Seniors On The Road

Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. Aging does not automatically equal total loss of driving ability.
Holly Robinson Peete Preparing to Care

Holly Robinson Peete: Preparing to Care

Mediaplanet sat down with the television icon to talk about her caregiving journey.
Caesars Foundation Tackles Senior Hunger

Caesars Foundation Tackles Senior Hunger

Thom Reilly, executive director of Caesars Foundation discusses the issue of senior hunger, and the work he and his team are doing to resolve it.
Will the Workplace of Tomorrow Be Caregiver Friendly

Will the Workplace of Tomorrow Be Caregiver-Friendly?

More and more employees are finding themselves pressed between their own career goals and the responsibility of caring for an aging or disabled loved one.
Informed and Involved How to Navigate the Healthcare System

Informed and Involved: How to Navigate the Healthcare System

Knowing the proper information and how to communicate effectively with healthcare professionals are invaluable skills that will save you much needed time and energy.
The Caregiver Revolution

The Caregiver Revolution

According to a recent study, over half (53 percent) of caregivers who said their health had gotten worse due to caregiving also said the decline in their health has affected their ability to provide care.
Putting a Stop to Senior Hunger

Putting a Stop to Senior Hunger

Fun fact: 10,000 Baby Boomers are turning 65 each and every day. Not-so-fun fact: 1 in 7 seniors is threatened by hunger.
Caregiver Stress 8 Easy Tips to Protect Your Health

Caregiver Stress: 8 Easy Tips to Protect Your Health

As a family caregiver, you are in charge of your loved one’s health every day. But do you do as much as you can to stay well yourself? Do you tend to disregard your own health?
Questions and Answers About Medicare for Caregivers

Questions and Answers About Medicare for Caregivers

More than 65 million Americans provide care or support for loved ones with chronic illnesses, disabilities and frailty.
When Caregivers Need Care

When Caregivers Need Care

Don’t sweep signs of depression under the rug – get the help you deserve.
The Benefits of Thinking Like a Care Manager

The Benefits of Thinking Like a Care Manager

Care managers specialize in assisting older people and their families in attaining the highest quality of life given their circumstances.
Family Caregiving Benefits of Employee Assistance and Resource Groups

Family Caregiving: Benefits of Employee Assistance and Resource Groups

Family caregivers often have stress-related illnesses like depression, as well as decreased productivity and high absences.
Exploring the Link Between Caregiving and Depression

Exploring the Link Between Caregiving and Depression

Caregiving isn’t easy, and can lead to feelings of stress, guilt, anger, sadness, isolation and depression.