Caregiver’s Role in Caring for People with Parkinson’s

April 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

As a caregiver or care partner, you may be the spouse, sibling, child, or other loved one of someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Caregiving is defined aseverything we do to assist a friend or relative due to that person’s illness or disability, as well as what we do for our own health. While PD is […]

Medical Press: Five things to know when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

April 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

Seeing the personality and whole being erased in loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease can be a heart-wrenching experience. Mental health expert Maria Aranda, executive director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, doesn’t want you to go through it alone. The associate professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work distills […]

AARP: Tax Tips for Caregivers

April 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

As a family caregiver, you went into the job knowing it would take much of your time. You may not have expected it to take quite so much of your money. Some 42 percent of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 on unreimbursed care for loved ones. Fortunately, there is some light at the end of the […]