Safe at Home

Caring for someone with dementia can be hard. There are physical, emotional, financial, and lifestyle changes to face. An estimated 33-60% of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias have a firearm in the home, and 38% of their caregivers identify firearms as an issue to address. Discussing firearm safety in the home can be difficult […]

Unsung heroes: 11+ million Alzheimer’s caregivers

An estimated 3.3% of the U.S. population – over 11 million people – is currently serving as volunteer, unpaid caregivers for their 6.5 million loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Caring Senior Service debuts on the Franchise Times Top 500

The non-medical home care company enters the exclusive annual ranking at No. 479, joining heavy hitters like McDonald’s and 7-Eleven ~ SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Oct. 6, 2022 – Caring Senior Service, a non-medical home care company with more than 50 locations throughout the United States, today announced it has made its debut on the Franchise Times […]

Financial Focus: Sept. 2022

What should Alzheimer’s caregivers know? ~ By Jeremy Laufer ~ If you have a family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or is starting to show symptoms, you will face some real challenges. Navigating the Alzheimer’s experience involves a long journey, and there’s no easy answer for how you can cope with your […]

Empowering the Caregiver

Littleton Memory Care Community Hosts Resource Fair for Families Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia ~ Family members with loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia now have somewhere to turn for more information. Willowbrook Place, an Anthem Memory Care community will host a dementia care provider fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July […]

SilverBills is recruiting caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s related dementias to receive a free year of bill management services funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health

June 2022. SilverBills has been awarded a $1.9 Million Small Business Innovation Research (“SBIR”) grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (Award Number R44AG074126). The direct to Phase II SBIR award will fund the development of additional features of SilverBills that address legal and financial challenges faced by the […]

Caring Senior Service develops national training program to improve quality of care

The home care company’s GreatCare® certification provides caregivers, staff and franchise owners with the tools they need to elevate their skills ~ SAN ANTONIO, Texas – April 25, 2022 – Caring Senior Service, a non-medical home care services franchise, is now offering caregivers, office staff and franchise owners an opportunity to advance their educational and professional development […]

Caregivers: Register Today for the Virtual Relatives Raising Children Conference

Caregivers: Register Today for the Virtual Relatives Raising Children Conference Friday, November 5, 8:15am-2:30pm on Zoom Reserve your free ticket online Thousands of Coloradans are raising a family member’s child and don’t know where to turn for support. We welcome you to attend a conference where you can gather resources, learn new skills, and connect with […]

Oregon State University part of $20M effort to develop AI to help elderly live at home

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A team of researchers including Oregon State University’s Kagan Tumer, director of the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute, has received a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science foundation to build intelligent systems that help people as they grow old.

Compensating Family For Caregiving

There is a growing trend toward moving parents to the home of a child and out of nursing homes.  One impetus for this change is the high cost of institutional care, another is the isolation many felt during COVID when our facilities did not allow family members to visit.  There has also been a change […]

More People Choosing to Take Care of Loved Ones at Home Rather Than Long Term Care Facilities

By Dana Brandorff ~ “COVID helped persuade me to take my mother out of a nursing facility and move her into our home with hospice,” said Debbie Mitchell, who transitioned her 96-year-old mother from Anthem Memory Care in Littleton, Colorado to a private home setting in March 2020, just as the pandemic was beginning to […]

Balancing Work and Caregiving

It can be accomplished without tearing your hair out! ~By Jan Somers ~ If you juggle work and caregiving, feel overly stressed and are seeking solutions, you are part of the majority now! Chances are one of your co-workers may be in the same position. When your cell phone rings at work, do you find […]

Castle Rock Senior Reflects on Pandemic’s Silver Lining

As we mark the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 lockdowns, we’ll be hearing a lot about the bleak reality of the last 12 months – lives lost, economic declines and emotional strain. But we hope the Southeast Denver and Castle Rock communities also hear about local glimmers of good, of positivity, of connection, of resilience. While […]

The Choice is Yours: Choosing a Respite Care Provider

By Tia Sauceda, Seniors’ Resource Center ~ If you’re a family caregiver, you know that providing support for your loved one can feel like a full-time job. Finding a balance between caretaking and other responsibilities can be overwhelming, but with a Respite Provider, your loved one receives the care they need while giving you time […]

As Unemployment Soars, Home Care Job Opportunities Abound in Greater Denver Area

Home Instead is hiring new CAREGivers to help older adults in the community ~ DENVER, CO – With the nation’s unemployment rate at its highest in nearly half a century, job opportunities in labor-abundant industries—such as retail and dining—are running dry. On average, more than 775,000 Americans each week have filed a new unemployment claim […]

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