Category Archives: caregiver

U.S. seniors dying from falls at a higher rate

Across the nation, the rate of deaths from falls among those 65 and older increased 31 percent from 2007 to 2016 — from about 18,000 to nearly 30,000, researchers found. “If deaths from falls continue to increase at the same … Continue reading

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Do CPR to “Stayin’ Alive”

Do you know the proper way to give CPR chest compressions? Turns out timing is key. And how can you best remember that timing during an emergency? Sing “Stayin’ Alive” by the BeeGees. …Dr. John Hafner of the University of … Continue reading

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Older Americans Study

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NY, CA, IN, CT Partnership Minimum 2016

New York Partnership Plus To qualify for Partnership in New York, policies must meet the following minimum requirements: 2015 ● $284 daily ● $8,804 monthly 2016 ● $294 daily ● $9,114 monthly *Monthly benefit amounts shown refer to the Monthly Home Care Maximum Rider … Continue reading

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s makes you more likely to get it

A study by the National Alliance for Caregiving found that the health of family members can suffer from the stress of caring for a loved one. The study found that health effects are worse than usual among those caring for … Continue reading

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