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These must-read articles and critical checklists give you clarity, confidence, and up-to-the-minute information. Any time you have a caregiving question, you’ll find the answers here.

Recent Articles

Chronic Kidney Disease

What is Chronic Kidney Disease?

Did you know that chronic kidney disease (CKD) kills more people than breast or prostate cancer annually? In 2013, more than 47,000 Americans died from kidney disease. Today, more than …

VA Launchpad Mobile App

The VA Launchpad: A Mobile App for Our Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs helps veterans with new VA Launchpad making it easier to access mobile health services.

Best Tips on How to Move Your Aging Parent

The National LTC Ombudsman Resources

The LTC Ombudsman program plays an important role in protecting and representing older adults at elder care centers. What are these programs and how can you access the resources?

Communications

The 6 Best Books about Caregiving

The Seven Best Books about Caregiving

Are you looking for a book about caregiving? Here are six of the best caregiving books available today. Let us know which one is your favorite!

7 Ways to Thank a Caregiver

7 Ways to Thank a Family Caregiver

In honor of National Family Caregiver Month and Thanksgiving, here are 7 great ways to say “Thank You” to the Caregiver in your life.

How to trust my parents' caregiver and avoid conflict

How to Trust My Parent’s Caregiver and Avoid Conflict

When hiring a caregiver or dividing the care of your aging parent, follow these suggested steps to improve communication and set expectations to avoid conflict.

Financial and Legal Planning

Best Tips on How to Move Your Aging Parent

The National LTC Ombudsman Resources

The LTC Ombudsman program plays an important role in protecting and representing older adults at elder care centers. What are these programs and how can you access the resources?

What Percent of Health Insurance Is Paid by Employers?

What Percent of Health Insurance Is Paid by Employers?

Insurance is complicated. Find out what percentage of health insurance if paid for by employers.

Tax Tips for Caregivers

Tax Tips for Caregivers

Get yourself organized for tax season. Here are some beginning of the year tax tips that can save family caregivers money in the long run.

Home Preparedness and Maintenance

What Are the Top 10 Products to Track My Elderly Loved One's Location?

The Best Cities to Retire in Each State

Find out the best cities to retire in by state!

How to Select the Best Bed Rails for My Aging Parent

Once you’ve decided it’s time to purchase a bed rail, it’s time to do some research to find out the bed rail that will be the best for your loved …

8 Important Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift

To help make the buying process easier, here are the important things you should consider before purchasing a stair lift.

Medical

Chronic Kidney Disease

What is Chronic Kidney Disease?

Did you know that chronic kidney disease (CKD) kills more people than breast or prostate cancer annually? In 2013, more than 47,000 Americans died from kidney disease. Today, more than …

The Best Tools for Medication Management

Best Vitamin B12 Supplement Brands for Older Adults

Vitamin B12 is one of the top 5 essential vitamins and minerals for adults aged 50+.

9 Tips for Managing Your Medications

The Top 5 Benefits of Discount Medication

Search for your next prescription medication and you may find it up-to 80% less at a pharmacy nearby.

New Care Technologies

VA Launchpad Mobile App

The VA Launchpad: A Mobile App for Our Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs helps veterans with new VA Launchpad making it easier to access mobile health services.

What Are the Top 10 Products to Track My Elderly Loved One's Location?

Top GPS Tracker Product Comparison: AngelSense and PocketFinder

GPS trackers provide security and peace of mind. Let’s compare!

What Are the Best Brain Training Apps?

What Are the Best Brain Training Apps?

In our research, we’ve found the four best brain training mobile applications out there are Lumosity, Elevate, Peak, and Fit Brains Trainer.

Well-being

Caregivers Guide to Incontinence

Caregivers Guide to Incontinence

Being a caregiver for somebody with incontinence issues can be a difficult feat. It requires you to build a strong personal relationship with the person who has incontinence, carefully plan …

Best Gifts for Caregivers

Best Gifts for Caregivers

Check out our gift guide that highlights cost-effective products that can help make life a just a little easier for the caregivers in your life.

What Are the Top 10 Products to Track My Elderly Loved One's Location?

The Best Cities to Retire in Each State

Find out the best cities to retire in by state!