April 2, 2020
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease during the pandemic brings about challenges, especially given the social distancing measures put in place.
April 2, 2020
FINDING CARE FOR YOUR aging parents is usually a rushed and stressful experience, when you have limited time to find facilities or caregivers before your parents are discharged from the hospital. And it's even more difficult if you live in a different city and can't be there to monitor their care. Even if your parents haven't had an emergency, you may worry that you'll miss clues that they need extra help with their everyday lives when you aren't there to check in regularly. But new resources and technology are making it easier to find and manage care for your parents from a distance.
March 30, 2020
With the coronavirus moving through facilities that house older adults, families across the country are wondering "Should I bring Mom or Dad home?"
March 27, 2020
New York Times
For more than a week, Linda Quinn, 81, has isolated herself inside her Bellevue, Wash., home to keep away from the coronavirus. Her only companion has been her goldendoodle, Lucy.
To blunt the solitude, Ms. Quinn’s daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons wanted to hold video chats with her through Zoom, a videoconferencing app. So they made plans to call and talk her through installing the app on her computer.
March 5, 2020
The needs of aging boomers and their parents are opening up a variety of job opportunities. And you can plug into these careers without spending tons of money or years in a classroom preparing for them.
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