Caring for children, aging parents puts squeeze on workers

Caring for children, aging parents puts squeeze on workers The so-called ‘sandwich generation’ phenomenon ensnares many Maine adults – particularly women – and profoundly affects their time and finances. BY J. CRAIG ANDERSON STAFF WRITER canderson@pressherald.com | @JCraigAnderson | 207-791-6390 SarahJoy Chaples’ mother was diagnosed with late-stage cancer in February. Despite surgeries and rounds of
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Shortage of caregivers hits home as families scramble to find help – StarTribune.com

For one mother, a hospital bed was the only choice. Shortage of caregivers hits home as families scramble to find help For one mother, a hospital bed was the only choice. By Chris Serres Star Tribune FEBRUARY 27, 2016 — 10:03PM GALLERY GRID JIM GEHRZ – STAR TRIBUNE Gallery: Pictures are hung on a wall
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There is hope on horizon for Alzheimer’s patients, caregivers

Alzheimer’s in Arizona: There is hope on the horizon for patients, caregivers SHARE STORY BY HOLLIDAY MOORE | February 26, 2016 @ 8:41 am  http://ktar.com/story/932850/alzheimers-in-arizona-there-is-hope-on-the-horizon-for-patients-caregivers/ Alzheimer’s in Arizona: Hope for the future Government leaders and the medical community have hope for the future of Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. Listen: Alzheimer’s in Arizona: Hope for
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CARE Act gives hand up to family caregivers | The Olympian

CARE Act gives hand up to family caregivers Family caregivers are the backbone of elder care in Washington state The CARE Act would help by requiring caregivers to be looped in by hospitals, providers AARP is backing the measure, saying polls show bipartisan support for it MIKE TUCKER Courtesy of AARP Washington BY MIKE TUCKER
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Help Offered to Adult Children Becoming Caregivers – Atlanta Jewish Times

Help Offered to Adult Children Becoming Caregivers BY JEWISH TIMESFEBRUARY 26, 2016 A recent AARP report states that 40 million people provide 37 billion hours of unpaid caregiving a year, or 80 percent of the long-term care in this country, but each of us does not have to reinvent this wheel. Weinstein Hospice created the
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Distinguished Speaker Series Announced − Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving | Business Wire

Distinguished Speaker Series Announced − Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving Inaugural talk set for Oct. 8th at Greenwich Library “What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Getting Older” – Dr. Mark S. Lachs September 24, 2015 10:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Commission on Aging, The Greenwich Library, At Home in Greenwich and
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