Posts Tagged ‘ caregiving elderly parents ’

CAREGIVERS AND THE LAST HOURS

Apr 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

For Caregivers, and Care Receivers who have chosen to die at home, the last hours can be a contradictory combination of relief and sadness. There is much to do. It begins to feel like preparing for a huge meeting in which greater details demand attention. It is also a test of one’s handling the growing fatigue that comes with sadness, depression and grief.

All of the time that has gone into expecting this hour, now collides in a series of making plans, settling all the necessary affairs, preparing one’s own spirit and disposition for what is soon to come.



Caregiving for Elderly Parents, With a Twist

Jul 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Finances

A new study by the AARP recently confirmed what many of us senior citizens already know: There are 40 million of us family members in the United States who care for elderly or disabled parents and loved ones, and the value of our work equals $450 billion a year. We need more help, not less.  […]