Caregiver Burnout: Causes, Signs and Ways to Cope

Caregiver burnout is one of the most challenging aspects of becoming a caregiver. People who are caregivers want to help others. When they assume this role they may neglect their own needs at great personal cost. Feelings of helplessness, anger, sadness, and fatigue can emerge. Caregivers can help alleviate these emotions and prevent caregiver burnout by creating realistic expectations for …

Home modifications when moving in an elderly parent

The coronavirus outbreak has been a trying time for all families with a loved one in a senior living facility. Older adults have the highest risk of developing severe and potentially fatal complications from the virus, and nursing homes have been linked to 40% of all COVID-19 deaths in the United States, according to The New York Times. In order to curb outbreaks, most …

Myride2 can help you get where you need to go

myride2 is a one-call, one-click mobility management service developed by the Area Agency on Aging 1-B that provides one central location to offer alltransportation resources in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties via a toll-free, multilingual phone line. Read more.

Will My Insurance Cover a Retirement Home or Assisted Living?

For baby boomers who are retiring today, this next chapter in life looks a lot different than it did for earlier generations. Boomers are redefining retirement on their own terms, which basically means that anything goes. You may be living the RV life, volunteering, or starting a second act with a whole new career. Whatever retirement looks like for YOU, …

Stop Stressing Over Aging by Addressing These Common Worries

No one can escape getting older, but that doesn’t mean everyone feels good about it. Aging presents unique challenges and stressors, whether over your overall health or the steps you must take to maintain wellness. But you can stop stressing over aging by addressing these common worries head-on. Read more.