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Caregiving

Monthly Archive (Caregiving)

posted 10.17.2018
How older parent caregivers can foster a smooth transition for their adult children, from home to nursing home. Read More
posted 10.08.2018
Despite challenges, grandparents can provide stability and reduce trauma effects in grand­children whose parents cannot care for them. Read More
posted 10.08.2018
Caregiving is a challenge for many Americans, but what does it take to be a 21st century caregiver as an older adult?  Read More
posted 10.01.2018
What will it take for our country to care for its older adult caregivers? Read More
posted 04.09.2018
Given that age-related vulnerabilities such as diabetes, hypertension, vision or sensory deficits, im­paired mobility, cognitive decline or mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety are more common in late life, policymakers, program managers and care providers should... Read More
posted 03.01.2018
Employers are beginning to see the toll that caregiving takes on their employees. This toll might jeopardize productivity and risk the loss of an otherwise excellent worker. Read More
posted 02.22.2018
The Winter 2017­–18 issue of Generations lays out the physical, psychological, cultural, and economic realities of aging as a woman in contemporary American society. Read More
posted 10.31.2017
Under the best of circumstances, the daily job of an APS worker is demanding, sometimes very painful, highly stressful and often overwhelming. Yet it’s not without rewards, though these are not monetary. Read More
posted 09.28.2017
Ap­proximately 10 million people ages 65 and older live in rural America and a quarter of older Amer­icans live in a small town or other rural area. Read More
posted 09.13.2017
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, is projected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050. To help educate about and combat Alzheimer’s, ASA is pleased to introduce a special supplement to Generations, “Supporting People with Dementia... Read More

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