Reverse Mortgages: The Good and the Bad

By Family Caregiver Alliance

Kathy, age 59, hates to see her mother Betty struggle with financial constraints. Since Betty’s husband passed away five years ago, her household income has been cut in half.   Kathy sees her mother struggling to pay for utilities, medication, food and other household expenses on her reduced income. While Kathy helps as [...]

Mastering the Juggling Act

By Family Caregiver Alliance

Last week Arlene missed two days of work when she felt uncomfortable leaving her elderly mother home alone. Recently diagnosed with dementia, her condition makes Arlene fear that she will wander off, or accidentally hurt herself or damage her home while trying to complete a task as seemingly simple as making lunch. [...]

The 30 Minute Strategy

By Family Caregiver Alliance

“What makes the biggest difference to your health? What has the biggest return on investment?”

These questions are posed by Dr. Mike Evans in a popular YouTube video he created, “23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?” that over 2.4 million people have already [...]