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Millennial Caregivers, What You Didn’t Know

The below is a guest post from Feylyn Lewis. While the average family caregiver is a women in her late 40s, millennial caregivers are a growing in numbers. The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Millennials have officially surpassed the Baby Boomer population and are today’s largest living generation. And nearly 11 million of these Millennials […]

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Caregiver News Roundup Jan 3, 2016

Happy New Year! In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of caregiver related stories and news from around the web: Pacific Business News has an interesting read on the pros and cons of proposed hospital patient discharge planning rules which would require in-hospital caregiver training before a patient is discharged. Chronogram has a great overview of what […]

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Hope for Working Caregivers: More Employee Benefits

“Elder care is a lot like being a parent in some respects but without the joy.” So said Janet James, a working daughter, in a Washington Post article titled, “Aging population prompts more employers to offer elder-care benefits to workers.” While James’ comment is sobering, the article is hopeful and outlines a number of companies that are addressing the […]

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