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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

top apps for diabetes

The Top 4 Diabetes Management Apps

Today, there are more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, 95% of which have been diagnosed with Type 2. Diabetes can be difficult to manage and requires detailed tracking …

The Best Home Blood Pressure Monitors

With 70% of people aged 65+ having high-blood pressure, it’s time to find your home blood pressure monitor. Learn about the best monitors available.

Transportation Options for Caregivers: Driver and Ridesharing Apps

Transportation Options for Caregivers: Driver and Ridesharing Apps

Are you a caregiver? Find out how you can use ride-on-demand apps like these to help you figure out transportation for your aging loved one.

Communications

5 Best Family Caregiving YouTube Channels

5 Best Family Caregiving YouTube Channels

Looking for caregiving advice? Check out these popular YouTube channels for family caregivers.

5 Tips on for Communicating with Someone with Alzheimer’s

5 Tips for Communicating with Someone with Alzheimer’s

Communicating with someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can be challenging. By being patient and showing respect, you can set the right tone for the conversation.

Best Tips on How to Communicate with At-Home Health Professionals

Best Tips on How to Communicate with At-Home Health Professionals

Having communication issues with your at-home health professional? Check out these tips on how best to communicate.

Financial and Legal Planning

Caregiving Resources offered through work

Caregiving Resources Offered Through the Workplace

Did you know that some employers offer Caregiving resources to their employees? It’s important to inquire about the resources offered in your workplace.

What is the True Cost of Caregiving?

What is the True Cost of Caregiving?

The cost of being a caregiver can be great but there are numerous costs you can expect and need to plan for.

What Legal Authority Do I Need to Access My Parent's Financial, Legal, or Health Records?

What Legal Authority Do I Need to Access My Parent’s Financial, Legal, or Health Records?

If you have not already, you should have a discussion with an attorney and your parent(s) about setting up a general power of attorney, durable power of attorney, joint account, …

Home Preparedness and Maintenance

3 Ways the Caring Village Home Prep Checklist Can Help You

3 Ways the Caring Village Home Preparedness Checklist Can Help You

Whether your aging loved one will age in place or move in with you, The Caring Village Home Preparedness Checklist can help make the whole process easier.

Best Tips on How to Move Your Aging Parent

Best Tips on How to Move Your Aging Parent

Our 2-month moving schedule will help you move your aging parent into their new home!

8 Tenant Rights for Older Adults

8 Tenant Rights and Protections for Older Adults

One-fifth of older adults aged 65+ rent apartments. Learn about their tenant rights and protections in our latest article.

Medical

The Best Home Blood Pressure Monitors

With 70% of people aged 65+ having high-blood pressure, it’s time to find your home blood pressure monitor. Learn about the best monitors available.

How to Buy or Rent Medical Equipment for the Home

How to Buy or Rent Medical Equipment for the Home

Here is some information on what Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is and how and where you can rent or buy items for your home.

Better Blood Circulation for Seniors

As we age, circulation can become problematic as the body begins to struggle with pumping blood from the heart throughout the rest of the body. Find out what you can …

New Care Technologies

top apps for diabetes

The Top 4 Diabetes Management Apps

Today, there are more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, 95% of which have been diagnosed with Type 2. Diabetes can be difficult to manage and requires detailed tracking …

Does My Loved One Need a Home Alert System?

Providing your loved one with a home alert system helps prevent long-term injuries from occurring from a fall or other issues within the home.

Grandbox: A Unique Gift Idea for Father’s Day

Grandbox: A Unique Gift Idea for Those 65 and Over

For birthdays or Father’s Day, get away from the standard tie, drill, or gardening tool for Dad or Grandpa with a unique gift from Grandbox.

Well-being

Transportation Options for Caregivers: Driver and Ridesharing Apps

Transportation Options for Caregivers: Driver and Ridesharing Apps

Are you a caregiver? Find out how you can use ride-on-demand apps like these to help you figure out transportation for your aging loved one.

Learn the challenges and raise awareness for the LGBT caregiving community

LGBT Caregiving: Facing Challenges and Finding Joy

Learn the challenges and raise awareness for the LGBT caregiving community.

Vacation Discounts for the Senior Traveler

Vacation Discounts for the Senior Traveler

Going on vacation this summer? Before you book, make sure to check out the types of discounts available to senior travelers.