Panel Discussion about Accessing Resources for Aging Parents — April 30th in Newtonville, MA

Please join me and several colleagues on April 30th, 10:30 am to noon, at Cabot Park Village in Newtonville, MA for an interactive panel discussion answering questions about providing support to older adults and accessing appropriate resources.

How Do I Embrace my Parents’ Aging and Access the Resources They Need

 

 

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Company provides dementia care options to former NFL players

Interesting story in the New York Times about a company based in Tampa that has a deal with the N.F.L. Alumni Association to provide special treatment to former players with dementia. The chance of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia is greater for former players than it is for the general population.

The Power of Empathy

A great piece on the importance of showing empathy for someone who has suffered a loss … http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/20/467263025/they-brought-cookies-for-a-new-widow-empathy-eases-death-s-pain?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20160220

Working Caregivers — a Study by Ceridian

More than 22 million Americans today – or 15% of the country’s total workforce – are providing care to a loved one. The average caregiver dedicates 29 hours per week to caregiving activities. Ceridian Lifework’s 2015 report on working caregivers uncovered these and other surprising statistics through an in-depth survey of American caregivers across the nation.

http://www.ceridian.com/resources/white-papers/caregiving-in-the-workplace.html