Articles

Below is a sampling of articles devoted to senior care topics, including health & wellness issues, finance & legal matters, and tips for both caregivers and careseekers .

Senior Care

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Caring For Parents

After relying on mom and dad for everything from extra cash to career advice, have the tables turned and do they need you as badly as you used to need them? If so, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey by the AARP, approximately 44% of Americans are caring for elderly parents and that number is only expected to increase as the baby boomers enter their golden years. read more

Health & Wellness

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Angina Pectoris and Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly

Chest pain occurs when the heart does not get enough oxygen from blood. This squeezing pain in your chest is known as Angina Pectoris, a symptom of Coronary Artery Disease. CAD is the most common type of heart disease. Because Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in America, understanding Angina Pectoris is important to every seniors' wellbeing.. read more

Finance & Legal

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Medicare and Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare prescription drug coverage is insurance for senior citizens. It covers brand-name and generic prescription medications at participating pharmacies. This coverage offers protection for people whose medication costs are very high, and it protects people from unexpected future prescription medication costs.. read more

Careseeker Tips

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Guidelines: Reviewing Caregiver Services

When you rate a caregiver's services, you're helping other careseekers find the best service for their needs—and you're helping caregivers improve their skills. It's a win/win. A few rules apply: * By submitting your review, you agree that TheCaringSpace may publicly post your rating and comments. * You may submit only one review per caregiver. read more

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Nurturing Positive Reviews

Reviews are important tools used to evaluate you prior to the interview and hiring process. Like it or not, you need reviews and in the end, they help you improve your care services just as much as they assist careseekers in their hiring process. read more

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