Caregiving

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Research has shown, again and again, that social isolation is a huge health risk for older adults and their caregivers.
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Have you ever gotten a suspicious text or phone call from someone needing money or access to your financial information? How about a new love interest wanting gift cards in order to come to visit?
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Millions of Americans between the ages of 50 and 64 will be able to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace until August 15 and qualify for increased financial help for premiums included in the American Rescue Plan.
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When it comes to caring for a loved one, guardianship may be a tool utilized to keep the person cared for safe. Guardianship is the legal process of appointing a surrogate decision-maker for those who need help (called a ward).
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AARP Launches National Campaign Urging More Support for Family Caregivers, Passage of Bipartisan Credit for Caring Act.
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As more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and are starting to socialize. As we begin to venture out, caregivers who look after someone suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia are facing a new reality.
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Organizations across Houston have made it their mission to empower LGBTQ individuals and their families through resources and community involvement.
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The latest figures show more people are getting vaccinated, and the number of infections and deaths due to COVID-19 are also. That’s good news.  But what about safety precautions?
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June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and AARP is supporting Houston’s LGBTQ community with new podcasts focused on helping family caregivers. 
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Did you know that Asian Americans face different family caregiving challenges than other Americans? For these caregivers, there are barriers like language, traditions, and lack of resources that threaten to complicate their lives and the person they care for daily.
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