I’m Depressed…Or Maybe Not

I’m Depressed…Or Maybe Not

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s not unusual for caregivers and those they care for to experience depression. But did you know there are lots of illnesses that can mimic depression?   In the past, it was common for people to deny depression, claiming that they were...
10 Tips For An Effective Emergency Room Visit

10 Tips For An Effective Emergency Room Visit

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you have to go to the ER, here are 10 tips for an effective Emergency Room visit and how to prepare in advance. 1. Know what symptoms to report When your loved one is in a medical crisis, your ability to observe symptoms carefully and report...
Medicare Initial Enrollment: Where to go for answers

Medicare Initial Enrollment: Where to go for answers

Reading Time: 2 minutesAre you approaching age 65 and have questions about Medicare? Making Medicare decisions for yourself or a loved one can seem daunting. Now with AARP’s Medicare EnrollmentSM Guide you can get unbiased guidance. You can explore the guide on...
Digital Technology for the Family Caregiver

Digital Technology for the Family Caregiver

Reading Time: 5 minutesThanks to advances in medicine and public health, people are living longer than ever before. This means more and more family caregivers are responsible for managing the diverse needs of a loved one with chronic illness or frailty. When you are...