For three Metro Detroit caregivers, the life changes and challenges that come with caring for loved ones have become part of their everyday life.
Shock to the system: a non-drug approach to help with anxiety
Cranial electrotherapy stimulation, or CES, uses low-voltage electrical current to tweak the circuitry in the brain, helping to lift mood and reclaim focus.
Working class, people of color face greatest challenges in caregiving
Caregivers of color and of modest means have the greatest challenges of all caregivers in Buffalo-Niagara, Detroit and Rochester, a new survey shows.
Caregivers need help. Michigan is slowly finding a way.
Advocates and leaders say the state can overhaul its laws to better supports its million-plus caregivers.
Nonprofit lightens the load for older adults who want to live alone — and their caregivers
Home and Happy uses donated medical equipment.
Michigan’s most vulnerable rescued by kinship caregivers
A growing group is caring for extended family, friends of family, and people they didn’t birth.
Military veteran caregivers finally getting praise for tireless work
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recognized November as Veteran Caregivers Month and called those who care for veterans “hidden heroes.”
NY officials say work is underway to make the aging boom manageable
A state Master Plan for Aging is meant to foster collaboration and innovation to support the well-being of older residents and their loved ones.
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How to screen potential in-home caregivers
Finding a caregiver can be tricky. Here are some questions you should ask.