Caregiver News Roundup Dec. 6, 2015

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

The Columbus Dispatch points out that almost a quarter of the adults who take care of older people  are between the ages of 18 and 34. Caregiving is not a Boomer-only concern.

Healthcare Journal has a great piece on how and why family caregivers should tell physicians about their roles

Truthout looks at Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s plan to support caregivers. The article points out that Clinton is the “the first mainstream presidential candidate to directly discuss the economic value of domestic work,” but says the plan needs to be much more aggressive.

The Buffalo News shares useful tips on what to look for when you visit elderly family over the holidays.

 

 

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