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Smart Businesses are Helping Workers Take on Growing Caregiving Role

Smart Businesses are Helping Workers Take on Growing Caregiving Role

Estimates are that nearly 20 percent of U.S. workers (even more among middle-aged workers) are providing care for older adults, and half of the current workforce expects to be providing eldercare in the near future.

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Is It Time To Get Help? Try A Free Caregiver Assessment Tool

Is It Time To Get Help? Try A Free Caregiver Assessment Tool

Have you ever asked if it is time to get help? If so, then it probably is. Many older adults and their families have a hard time deciding if it is time to get help and figuring out which options are right for them. To help answer these questions, FamilyMeans has partnered with Roobrik, a family care online decisions tool, to bring you a website that can help.

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November Is

November Is "National Family Caregivers Month"

“Respite: Care for Caregivers” is the theme for this November, which is National Family Caregivers Month. FamilyMeans extends its deepest appreciation to caregivers…

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Caring For Others Is Only Half of A Caregiver’s Role

Caring For Others Is Only Half of A Caregiver’s Role

It is estimated that 736,000 Minnesotans – or 1 in every 6 people in the state – provide regular care to someone who has a health problem, or some form of long-term illness or disability. This is a…

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Dementia Diagnosis Creates Unplanned Path for One Couple

Dementia Diagnosis Creates Unplanned Path for One Couple

For one couple, a trip to the park to sit and enjoy the outdoor weather and watch children play brings comfort and familiarity in an otherwise more difficult life. Dick’s wife, Nancy, has had dementia…

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