Caregiver Resource Guide
Caring for an aging parent or other loved one? You’ve come to the right place…
Nearly one out of four Americans has had the responsibility of caring for an aging parent by taking them into their homes, or by paying for their care. Two thirds of Americans say they’re worried about the care their parents will receive as they age, and whether they’ll be financially responsible. To help meet those concerns, CBS Radio Detroit hosts this on-line resource center for those concerned about preparing or answering the need of a parent facing a health concern, undergoing changes in their economic situation, or who are dealing with a prolonged illness or death. Choose a category at left and click the button to find articles, advice and links to information and organizations that can help you along the way.
The state of Michigan’s first Senior Emergency Room is about to celebrate its first anniversary. St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia opened a Senior ER in July 2010, answering the needs of an aging population and enhancing their care experience.
Too often when we shop for shoes, fashion wins out over fit and function. Dr. Michael Schey says that’s a habit we need to break.
Botsford Hospital Cancer Center will offer FREE colorectal cancer screening this Saturday.
If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.
These factors and much more play an important part in making the right choice in senior living for yourself or a loved one. At Waltonwood, a Singh Senior Living Community, we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of care and luxury living our residents have come to expect from the Waltonwood name since we began in the 1980’s.
WWJ’s Pat Sweeting reports that dozens of clinics, spread out over Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair Counties, now offer medical services to the uninsured.
Does an aspirin a day keep age-related problems at bay? A new study is enrolling thousands of elderly participants in a 5-year study.