Mrs. Carter learned at an early age that caring for family and friends who are aging, ill or disabled is rewarding but challenging.
Providing uncompensated care for a parent, sibling or other close relative or friend can be a drain on a bank account.
About 200 adults 60 and older currently get help with bill-paying, budgeting and balancing.
Online resource Trualta helps fill knowledge gaps for family caregivers.
A handful of programs compensate caregivers of Michigan residents who otherwise would need residential nursing care or a home for the aged.
American Black Journal explores legislative policies that could ease the burdens faced by family caregivers.
An estimated 14% of households in Detroit live in inadequate housing.
Lack of reliable access to sufficient affordable, nutritious food is a significant social determinant of health.
The Gordie Howe Bridge is reshaping a neighborhood with its increased truck traffic. A city program assists residents in adjusting or relocating.
In the heart of southwest Detroit, Marlen Pena braved a fixer-upper. But when paint dust likely led to her daughter’s lead poisoning, she turned to LeadSafe Detroit for a lifeline.