Impact of Aging
Impact of Aging – Understanding the impact of aging can be challenging when individuals are healthy. But what happens when life changes in the blink of an eye? Older adults need more care with age. Medicare, Medicaid, and Social security combined represent a significant portion of the U.S. national debt. What is the current and future impact of aging populations?
Articles in the Caregiver Library
Check out articles by Pamela written especially for family caregivers.
Five Ways to Avoid Having to Financially Support Aging Parents
When parents age and need care, adult children often step in to assist. But what happens when parents need more care and don't have the money to pay for outside assistance? Learn five ways to avoid having to financially support aging parents so that you can care for yourself and your family....Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Passionate About Being A Caregiver
I am passionate about being a caregiver. For more than twenty years, I was a family caregiver which led to a 20+ year career as a professional caregiver. Not many people think of caring for elderly parents as a passion. Being a caregiver is not for everyone. One of my repeated sayings is that o...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Caregiving: Offering Support Without Expectation
No strings attached. How many times do we honestly offer support or assistance to another individual and expect nothing in return? Is it possible to be a caregiver and offer support without expectation? Are caregivers emotionally attached to the outcomes of their actions? How often are feeli...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Ronald Reagan Movie Star to President
Interview with Dr. Steven Vaughn, Professor School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin Madison (podcast 11:48 playing time) Ronald Reagan's life as a movie star to president and later a man diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. interview with Dr. Steven Vaughn and Pamela...Free Family Library - Click Here to Listen
Things Don’t Always Turn Out the Way We Expect
Low adult literacy results in poor care. The benefits of education in becoming self-reliant and educated about your health. ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Watch
How Generational Caregiving Affects Family, Finances and Retirement
Generational caregiving means caring for grandparents, parents, and friends with significant age differences. Learn how to prepare and plan ahead for care needs at any time in life. You may care for elderly parents, grandparents, or friends. Because of society's mobility, families no longe...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Education: It’s a Privilege
We have the privilege of living in the United States, touting itself as one of the most educated countries in the world. Yet there are other countries like Afghanistan - that compares itself to the standards of the United States back in 1900. The average life expectancy today of a person bo...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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