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22 Mar, 2016, 13:30 ET Over One-Third of Family Caregivers Prefer Hillary Clinton's Plans for Health Care

 The dizzying twists and turns of the 2016 primary season are enough to give any voter whiplash. Regardless of where you fall on the political...


03 Mar, 2016, 13:12 ET Less than Half of Family Caregivers Have a Care Plan in Place for their Loved Ones

 According to AgingCare.com's 2016 Care Plan Survey, 51% of caregivers report having no care plan to help them manage their responsibilities....


03 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET Alzheimer's Caregiving Costs Families Over $4,000 a Month, says AgingCare.com Survey

More than a quarter of Alzheimer's caregivers spend over $4,000 each month on their loved one's care, according to a new AgingCare.com survey of...


01 Oct, 2014, 09:00 ET AgingCare.com Launches New Tool to Help Older Adults Save Money On Prescriptions

Paying for prescription medications just got easier for families who frequent AgingCare.com, the go-to destination for family caregivers. The newly...


03 Jun, 2014, 12:00 ET AgingCare.com Wins 2014 Best Senior Living Award for Second Year in a Row

 AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, has been named a winner of SeniorHomes.com's Best Senior Living Awards in the...


19 Feb, 2014, 09:00 ET AgingCare.com Launches Print Magazine to Support Family Caregivers

AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, announces today that this April it will launch AgingCare.com Magazine, a new glossy...


15 Oct, 2013, 06:00 ET Helping change the world's view of Alzheimer's

 AgingCare.com, the online community of more than 6 million people caring for elderly loved ones, has released Fade to Blank: Life Inside...


04 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET More Than 65% of Family Caregivers Support the Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide

Last month, Vermont became the third state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. With at least seven additional states currently considering...


19 Apr, 2013, 14:23 ET 73% of People Caring for an Elderly Family Member Admit Lying to Them

 National Honesty Day is April 30, a day intended to encourage people to be more honest and open in their interactions with others.  But...


07 Sep, 2012, 10:25 ET Poll: Medicare is the Election Issue That Worries Caregivers Most

 AgingCare.com surveyed caregivers to uncover which issues in the upcoming presidential election matter most to people who take care of their...


30 Aug, 2012, 08:30 ET "Caregiver's Election Guide" Launches on AgingCare.com

 The Caregiver's Election Guide has been launched on AgingCare.com, to help people who are taking care of elderly parents make sense of the...


07 Aug, 2012, 08:30 ET Caregiver Olympics: People Caring for Elderly Parents Complete Gold-Medal-Worthy Feats

 As the nation watches Team USA rack up the medals at the 2012 Olympics, members of the AgingCare.com forum, an interactive website for people...


02 Apr, 2012, 08:00 ET AgingCare.com has 50,000 Answers to Questions Caregivers Ask Most

 AgingCare.com is an interactive website that connects people caring for their elderly parents to other caregivers, personalized information,...


01 Feb, 2012, 11:14 ET Caregivers Could be Missing Out on Thousands in Tax Deductions

 People taking care of an elderly family member might be eligible for tax deductions they are not even aware of: from hearing aids, walkers and...


14 Dec, 2011, 08:00 ET Holidays Interrupted: Things to Do Before Year-End to Lower Taxes

 Holiday season is in full swing. Busy with gift-buying, party-planning and cookie baking, the last thing most people want to think about...


17 Nov, 2011, 08:00 ET AgingCare.com Launches the Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease

AgingCare.com, a website for people taking care of elderly parents, has launched "The Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease," a special section...


11 Oct, 2011, 12:28 ET AgingCare.com Launches The Caregivers' Guide To Medicare Open Enrollment

AgingCare.com, a website for people taking care of elderly parents, has launched "The Caregivers' Guide To Medicare Open Enrollment," a special...


29 Jun, 2011, 13:00 ET How to Have a Successful Summer Cookout with Seniors

Summer cookouts are meant for family fun. But what if your guest list includes an elderly person? Heat, noise, bugs and rambunctious...


25 May, 2011, 09:00 ET Why Don't Elderly People Follow Doctors Orders for Medications? 55% of Prescriptions Filled Aren't Taken Correctly

A common question asked by people taking care of elderly parents is: "Is it dangerous if mom forgets to take her medication, or splits pills to...


04 Apr, 2011, 08:05 ET Redesigned AgingCare.com Empowers Caregivers to Connect and Interact

AgingCare.com has launched an enhanced, redesigned website that connects family caregivers and enables them to interact in powerful new ways....


28 Mar, 2011, 12:05 ET AgingCare.com Partners With Senior Living Industry at ALFA 2011 Conference & Expo

AgingCare.com, the leading website for family caregivers, today announced it is exhibiting at the ALFA 2011 Conference & Expo, April 5-7 in...


21 Apr, 2010, 11:00 ET New 'Custom Care Guide' Helps People Who Suddenly Have to Take Care of an Elderly Parent

AgingCare.com, an online community for people taking care of their elderly parents, has added a new feature to its website. The "Custom Care Guide"...


15 Apr, 2010, 14:00 ET 'My Brother Stole Mom's Money' and Other Legal Horror Stories Caregivers and Their Elderly Parents Face

When people take on the task of caring for an elderly parent, they probably never think about the legal nightmares that might arise. Legal trouble...


25 Mar, 2010, 15:15 ET Elderly Parents: 5 Outrageous Behaviors That Drive Their Kids Crazy

"My mother is driving me crazy!" This phrase is often uttered (or screamed) by people who are taking care of elderly parents. The AgingCare.com...


23 Sep, 2009, 10:00 ET People Caring for Elderly Parents Can Find Local Senior Care Providers at AgingCare.com

AgingCare.com, a website and community forum for people taking care of elderly parents, has created a directory tool that lets family caregivers...