Hospital-at-home places undue burden on family caregivers
Sarah Stephens Winnay
May 10, 2022
During COVID-19, the trend of “hospital-at-home” was fueled by good intentions to get patients out of the hospital and into a safer setting. But it has resulted in sending some patients home without...
Informal caregiving comes at a high price
Apr 01, 2022
Patti LaFleur, who was able to care full-time for her mom with dementia, was one of the lucky ones.
Report underscores high costs of unpaid caregiving
Mar 29, 2022
Unpaid caregiving is an expensive proposition, according to a March report from Brandeis University’s Community Living Policy Center.
Caregiving daughter of mom with dementia cherishes every moment
Mar 28, 2022
Patti LaFleur doesn’t know if her mother recognizes her, but her eyes light up when LaFleur enters the room. It’s just another reality of caring for her mom, Linda LaTurner, who is entering the later...
Support for informal caregivers
Feb 28, 2022
It’s been two arduous years of living in a global pandemic. Many caregivers have received recognition for stepping up in these trying times. One group, however — informal caregivers — largely has...