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. Who is Hurt by Housing Cuts?

    I was at home cooking dinner one recent evening when I checked my phone and found 3 missed calls and 1 voicemail, all from the same number. The voicemail was from Sue, ...

  2. There’s No Expiration Date on Women’s Health

    That was 1985. Four years later, I suggested in the Women’s Studies Quarterly that poverty among older people ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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/