Caregiving Resources

Caring for a loved one isn't easy. That's why LeadingAge members are committed to developing resources that can help individuals provide their loved ones with the help they need on their own terms. This page features videos, guides, websites and other resources our members developed for caregivers. Visit frequently to find resources that may help you or a friend fulfill this important role in someone's life.

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  1. Join Us in Celebrating Older Americans Month

    The 2017 OAM theme is Age Out Loud. What it means to age has changed, and OAM 2017 is a perfect opportunity to recognize and celebrate what getting older looks like today by sharing the stories and experiences of older adults and those that serve them. Ways to Engage on Social Media Each week, LeadingAge ...

  2. Grandparents Raising Grandkids: Money Squeeze

    This article was written by Richard Eisenburg for Next Avenue and is used here with permission.   Finances are often tight for older Americans, but a new report ...

  3. Coding M0800: Worsening Pressure Ulcers

    In this section, we are asked to evaluate two very specific questions about any Stage 2, 3 or 4 pressure ulcers coded as “present” in M0300 on this assessment. 1.  Were any not present on the last OBRA or scheduled PPS assessment? 2.  Were any at a lesser numerical stage ...

  4. The Cruelty of Calling Older Adults ‘Sweetie’ or 'Honey'

    You might call an older adult "Honey" or "Sweetie" with the best intentions, but that doesn't minimize the sting when it happens.http://www.timegoesby.net/

  5. Outlook for Older Job Seekers: Better Than Advertised

    Here are 4 tips to find the right kind of work.