An important project for anyone who imagines - as Deepak Chopra says – dying some day… but especially important for Baby Boomers, mid-life caregivers, and older adults. Learn more…
Did you read this story about scaregiver strain? If you are approaching middle age or you see your parents dealing with grandparents or other elder loved ones, you are not alone! Caregiver strain is enormous.
At this story shows, children of elderly parents in need in dire need of caregiving support. That’s precisely what we are attempting to do at customeldercare.com.
Nothing can fully prepare you for the overwhelming experience of caring for your elderly parents, but Jane Gross’ new book, “A Bittersweet Season,” comes awfully close.
From the first page, Gross, a reporter for The New York Times, provides insights that are painfully familiar to those of us in the throes of caregiving, but she also dispenses helpful advice as someone who has been there and learned important lessons.
Part memoir, part dispatch from the trenches, “Bittersweet” offers a multilayered overview of America’s caregiving system, using the author’s recent experience of caring for her aging mother as a vivid example and cautionary tale…
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China’s approach to dealing with Alzheimer’s disease in an exploding elderly population… While many countries are struggling to cope with rapidly aging poopulations, in China there are forecasts that within three decades there could be nearly 400 mililion people over the age of 60, and, … (continue reading)