Remember Yourself When Making Caregiving Decisions

Oftentimes, many of us, when making decisions as caregivers, tend to leave out a vital factor: ourselves. As caregivers of our loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s, our role as the decision maker gets emotionally demanding.

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Vets May Be Eligible for Aid and Attendance, Housebound Benefits

For many aging or disabled veterans who need help with activities of daily living, finding the funds to pay for the care they need is a common concern.

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Lancaster Office of Aging Announces Free Virtual Senior Center

Lancaster County Office of Aging has announced the opening of LCOA Virtual Connections, a free virtual senior center for Lancaster County residents age 55-plus. The program is the first virtual senior center in Pennsylvania to be offered by an Area Agency on Aging.

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Free Insurance Counseling Available through Department of Aging

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is reminding consumers that free, objective health benefits counseling is available through the APPRISE Program, which is designed to counsel and encourage Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers to make informed healthcare coverage decisions.

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Savvy Senior: How to Recognize and Stop Elder Abuse in the COVID Era

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you write a column on how to recognize elder abuse and what to do if you suspect it?

– Concerned Relative

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Deal with the Stress of Caregiving — and Help the Caregivers You Know

Being a caregiver for an elderly parent or relative, or anyone who suffers health problems, can be exhausting.

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Dear Pharmacist: Do You Have Chronic Fatigue and Breathlessness?

We’ve all felt tired at one point or another, but this article is about a different kind of exhaustion.

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5 Tips for Remote Caregiving during COVID-19

If you’re one of the millions of caregivers in the United States, you know that COVID-19 — and the realities of social distancing and isolation — may complicate the day-to-day tasks of caregiving.

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Free Online Tool Helps Older Adults Find Medicare Coverage

As Medicare Open Enrollment nears, the National Council on Aging has launched a modernized version of its My Medicare Matters online tool that simplifies the often-confusing process of choosing a Medicare plan.

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