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.
LISTEN: Why caregivers in Michigan are struggling as population ages
Detroit News reporters Sarah Rahal and Hayley Harding tell Detroit’s NPR station why Michigan caregivers are reaching a breaking point.
Urban Aging News’ Annual Caregiving Issue
Caregivers on the frontline. Also, how to deal with mobility challenges, kidney disease and legal issues.
Caregivers in Michigan are reaching a breaking point
In Metro Detroit, a new survey shows that oftentimes, for caregivers, those who have the least to give find themselves giving the most.