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Caregiving recruitment E-Blast
AARP Arkansas knows that many older people want to live in their home for as long as possible.
AARP offers a caregiving guide with advice and resources, and will push for a state tax credit for family caregivers.
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A continually growing number of grandparents are faced with the decision of caring for and/or raising their grandchildren.  Some Boomers are also dealing with their aging parents in the home.  Not only are they caring for their grandchildren and their parents but they are also caring for themselves and in some cases their spouses as well.  A workshop on June 24, 2014 will provide information on resources to help grandparents manage.
By Greg Saitz • When an increasing number of physical ailments left Donna Kirkland’s parents unable to care for themselves about four years ago, she and her six siblings had a choice: Place their parents in a nursing home or share caregiving duties so they could remain in their home.
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