Family Caregivers Provide Staggering $470 Billion in Unpaid Care According to AARP Study – AARP.org

“Family caregivers in the U.S. provided 37 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $470 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update.”   How is family caregiving affecting you?  Let us know by commenting below.   http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/press-center/info-07-2015/family-caregivers-provide-470-billion-in-unpaid-care-aarp-study.html

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After the White House Conference on Aging, WE have a new website …

Last week at the White House Conference on Aging the website www.aging.gov was launched.  www.ParentingOurParents.org wants you to know about Aging.gov as it was designed to provide older Americans, their families, friends, and other caregivers with a one-stop resource for government-wide information on helping older adults live independent and fulfilling lives.”   You can read

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Homes on the Range: “The New Pioneers”

Green House Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating environments for “Elders,” as they call them, that are superior to traditional nursing homes. Their notion is to create “caring homes for meaningful lives” by: building small intentional communities of 7- 10 elders with each having a private room and

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