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The Cost of Caring for Aging Parents

As the best-selling author Gail Sheehy famously documented in her 2010 book, “Passages in Caregiving,” caring for an ailing loved one can be an overwhelming, chaotic and stressful task. A report released this summer, “Caught in the Middle: How Does the Sandwich Generation Woman Not Get Squeezed?” from the Family Wealth Advisors Council, a network of fee-only wealth management firms, found that …

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Science, Inc.-Backed HomeHero Launches To Help Families Find, Hire, And Manage In-Home Care For Seniors

Any family that has spent any time caring for aging parents, grandparents or those with special needs knows how stressful it can be, and how much energy is required, to manage in-home care. From keeping track of and organizing appointments, contacts and medications to finding and coordinating with the best caregivers, the process can feel like a full-time job — let alone having to worry about …

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Adult daycare in Coeur d’Alene offers to watch senior citizens

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho–Two Coeur d’Alene businessmen opened what they call an adult daycare center. The Bennett House is similar to a traditional daycare, except for seniors. Anyone with an elderly parent can drop them off while they go run errands or just take a break.    Part-owner Rick Bennett got the idea for the business after caring for both of his parents in the last few years of their …

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Wheelchair-bound Houston man says son kicked him out of own home

A Houston man accused of kicking his father out of his own home in a wheelchair has been jailed on a charge of injury to the elderly. At that point, the son lifted his father out of the wheelchair and pushed him into the back seat of his car, forcefully pushing his right lower leg against the vehicle.

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One Doctor’s Mission To Bring ‘Slow Medicine’ Approach To Caring For Aging Parents

Dr. Dennis McCullough’s mission is to talk about elder care. McCullough said he knew his was the right “voice” after decades as a geriatrician. “When I realized that many of the older people I was caring for and their families weren’t really able to tell their stories as time went by,” he said.

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