Tag Archives: Caring For Elderly Parents

Time to think about providing ‘eldercare’ support for employees says top psychologist

Businesses across the UK are being urged to take action when it comes to helping employees who are caring for elderly parents. (PRWeb October 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12257704.htm

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The realities of caregiving for elderly parents — two locals speak out

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) reports that those currently providing care for an aging parent or relative are likely spending 18 hours a week or more taking them to doctor’s appointments, doing grocery shopping, assisting with financial issues, medications, bathing and just being there for them.

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Aging Boomers Will Result In Massive Decrease In Caregiver Availability

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Baby boomers who are currently caring for their elderly parents might not have anyone around to fill that role during their twilight years, according to a new study from AARP. According to the study, the ratio of potential caregivers to older men and women in need of care will plummet from 7.2-to-1 in 2010 to just 2.9-to-1 by 2050, said Walter …

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