Increasing focus is being placed on the need for long-term care services and on October 13 and 14th in East Lansing, a special Determining Change conference is being held. Elaine Taverna of the Center For […]
Pat Sweeting Reporting Medicare recipients are being warned to be on the lookout for shady salesmen trying to get you to sign-up for phony supplemental health insurance.
Anne Osmer Reporting If you are less than six months away from turning 65, you need to start thinking about enrolling in Medicare. Sorting through your options can take some time depending on what your […]
The following is a Michigan caregiver’s story sent to WWJ, told in her own words. What a blessing it is to be able to give back to the one person who gave you life. What […]
Anne Osmer Reporting Are you a senior or caring for a senior who is looking for transportation resources? Getting around metro Detroit can be challenging, especially for those who don’t drive. “Transportation is a very highly […]
Anne Osmer Reporting A new study released by Caring.com, a Web site that provides information to people who are caring for aging parents, found that 80 percent of baby boomers caring for an aging parent […]
Pat Sweeting Reporting We’ve often spoken about the benefits to cancer patients of being able to talk about a diagnosis such as breast cancer with others. But, what about a family member who may also be the caregiver? […]
(CBS) In part two of the three-part series, “Alzheimer’s: A National Crisis,” CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton discussed some of the effects of Alzheimer’s on loved ones.
Anne Osmer Reporting Finances. Wills. Long-term care. Housing preferences. End-of-life care. Death. Not exactly cocktail party conversation, right? When it comes to discussing these topics with a parent, they can be downright contentious. Small wonder most people avoid bringing them up.
Anne Osmer Reporting When I meet up with a home health care nurse to see what she does on a typical visit, I don’t know what to expect. For most of my life I’ve generally […]