Caregiver News Roundup Jan. 17, 2016

ICYMIIn case you missed them, here’s a roundup of caregiver related stories and news from around the web:

The Daily Leader shares some good advice for caregivers who take people to oncology appointments.

Exciting news from Lyft reported by Mashable: the company has launched a new third-party ride-request service called Concierge so  seniors without smartphones can book rides to doctor’s appointments.

The Manifesto Station published a beautiful essay about caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s. Grab your tissues.

Tulsa World offers some advice on juggling career and caregiving, including, “If you’re considering quitting your job, try to work at least long enough to vest in your pension or 401(k) plan.”

And finally, The Huffington Post takes a look at the critical need for technologies that will alter patient and caregiver lives.


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