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Coping with an Older Loved One’s Sleep Issues

While chronic health conditions and medication interactions may also affect the sleep patterns of older adults, living under the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic has further added to these challenges. Activities and finances have been disrupted, isolation has made people feel depressed, many are less physically and mentally active, fears around health and contact with others dominate public thinking and uncertainty has filled every aspect of daily living.

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By Lisa Weitzman | 11/16/2020

What’s Next: Strategies for Millennial and Working Caregivers

Our panel of experts discuss managing work and caregiver responsibilities, how to care from a distance and helping your loved one navigate Medicare and benefits enrollment. These topics will help you develop the steps and strategies you need to empower yourself to take on the caring for your loved one and the stress of a career.

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By Lisa Weitzman, Sara Powers, Amanda Brewton, Julie Hayes | 11/12/2020

Difficult But Crucial Conversations

Do you find yourself asking the following questions? Why is it so difficult for my spouse or my parent to make a decision? Is this a part of normal aging or could it be something else? What if I do not agree with the decision that my family member has made? Lauri Scharf, Care Consultant/Master Trainer at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, discussed these topics as well as about the best practices for making decisions in order to help an older loved one remain independent for as long as possible.

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By Lauri Scharf | 11/05/2020

Helping a Loved One Navigate Medicare Open Enrollment

October 7 virtual program for caregivers from Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.

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By Cynthia Walker | 10/16/2020

What to Know for Medicare Open Enrollment

Every year, Medicare’s Open Enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. As a caregiver, you undoubtedly know how important insurance coverage is to securing your loved one the affordable care they need when they need it. What can be less certain, however, is knowing which exact program and options your loved one is qualified for and would most benefit from. As much as you want to help them through the process of enrolling in Medicare, you may be struggling to understand it yourself. The good news is that by learning the various benefits covered by different plans, you can put yourself in a better position to care for your loved one’s health needs and find the right plan for them.

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By Cynthia Walker | 10/16/2020