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10th Annual Home for the Holidays Campaign

As part of its 10th Annual Home for the Holidays campaign, the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that is administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), is encouraging older adults, caregivers and their families to use their time together this holiday season to discuss and get informed about strategies [...]

Some tips for caring for the aging parent:

Make sure you know how Medicare and Medicaid works and what services are covered. Understand what your parents want should you wind up with the legal power and responsibility to make decisions for them. This conversation may be uncomfortable for both of you, but it is essential. If you don't know the ins and outs of a power [...]

Who are the Caregivers in the U.S.?

65.7 million caregivers make up 29 percent of the U.S. adult population providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. More women than men are caregivers. An estimated 66 percent are female. One-third (34%) takes care of two or more people, and the average age of a female caregiver is 48.

Recognize a Caregiver

Do you know a caregiver that you would like to recognize? Please share their story with us by emailing: info@carelinknursing.com The winner will have their story displayed on our Facebook/Website page. Additionally, they can win a beautiful basket from our company.

New survey shows burden of Alzheimer’s disease on working mothers

The results of a new survey released by Working Mother Media highlights the growing number of women serving as a primary caregiver for a family member with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association® acted as a knowledge partner on the survey, “Women and Alzheimer’s disease: The Caregiver’s Crisis,” which reveals the increasing demands on women to balance career, parenthood and caregiving. More [...]