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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People in their nineties reveal their secrets to aging well – Business Insider

There are many reasons why some people live long healthy lives while others don’t, but one of them is undoubtedly genes. People in their nineties reveal their secrets to aging well Irene Maeve Rea, Jennifer Rea and Ken Mills, The Conversation Feb. 26, 2016, 2:28 AM 19,150 The ConversationNever too old. There are many reasons
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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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700 Elders Reveal Secrets To Long-Lasting Love

700 Elders Reveal Secrets To Long-Lasting Love FEB 14, 2016 08:00 AM ET // BY ALYSSA DANIGELIS So, grandma, how did you make your marriage last? Cornell University sociologist Karl Pillemer set out to uncover the secrets to living happily ever after so he asked hundreds of older people about love, relationships, and marriage. Some of
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CornellCast – Inside Cornell: Karl Pillemer’s ’30 Lessons for Loving’

January / February 2015 Heart to Heart   Gerontologist Karl Pillemer gleans relationship advice from veterans of long marriages By Heather Salerno Jennifer Thomas Birckmayer, MA ’56, was married to her husband for forty-seven years before he passed away in 2003. Theirs was a partnership built on deep love and commitment— the kind of relationship
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