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Dementia dramatically increases family expenses

The average lifetime cost of care after a diagnosis of dementia in the U.S. is about $322,000, and families pay about 70% of that, new research suggests. The cost of care is $185,000 higher for someone with dementia than for someone without it, the study authors wrote...

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American Society on Aging

WordCamp San Francisco is the official annual WordPress conference, gathering the community every year since 2006. This is the time when Matt Mullenweg addresses the community in his annual State of the Word presentation – a recap of the year in WordPress and giving...

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Lilly

WordCamp San Francisco is the official annual WordPress conference, gathering the community every year since 2006. This is the time when Matt Mullenweg addresses the community in his annual State of the Word presentation – a recap of the year in WordPress and giving...

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This Week in Caregiving – October 17th

Here are some highlights from this week's news on caregiving and aging: Informal Caregiving for Elderly Stroke Patients Costs $26.8B  Cardiovascular Business | October 14, 2014 "A study published online Oct. 10 in Neurology added the price of informal caregiving for...

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Continuing Challenges for Young Caregivers

A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics founds that more than 1.3 million children spend their time caring for a family member who suffers from a physical or mental illness or substance abuse.

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Creating an Alzheimer’s Plan for Your State

Last week, the National Alliance for Caregiving, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging joined together for free webinar on the new white paper, “From Plan to Practice: Implementing the National Alzheimer’s Plan in Your State.”

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