Caregiving

posted Thu, 2020-06-11 19:07
The Spring 2020 issue of ASA’s Generations, “Taking Action Against Elder Mistreatment,” features “Reframing Elder Abuse,” by Laura Mosqueda, Alyssa Neumann and Eden Ruiz-Lopez.
posted Fri, 2020-05-01 14:59
A good old age—one lived in well-being and dignity—should be possible for everyone. Not just for some.
posted Fri, 2020-05-01 13:23
The majority of nursing homes still operate as medical institutions. Unsurprisingly, this model has proved problematic when it comes to resident satisfaction and quality of life.
posted Tue, 2020-03-31 12:21
Though caregiving is demanding and draining, she reminds herself again that what she is doing for mom and Tom really matters.
posted Fri, 2020-03-13 13:59
A personal and policy lens on caregiving, lauding Millennial caregivers, nursing home corporatization and a focus on “elderly” prisoners
posted Wed, 2020-03-11 18:17
Aging Today is pleased to share three stories of Millennial caregiv­ers that The SCAN Founda­tion has highlighted.
posted Mon, 2020-03-09 15:02
Even if the need for family caregivers to older adults remains static, by 2040 people will be spending more time in eldercare than they do in childcare.
posted Mon, 2020-03-09 13:05
States’ leaders increasingly are moving policy reforms toward support of the direct care work­force.
posted Thu, 2020-01-09 10:47
Aging Today spoke with three Meals on Wheels delivery volunteers to discover why they choose to spend their spare time deliver­ing meals.
posted Fri, 2019-11-22 12:54
While professional eldercare is extremely important to society at large, and especially to LGBT older adults, it also is seriously undervalued in the United States.