WHEC’s Deanna Dewberry reports on the caregiving challenges her family faces.
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about Michigan’s eldercare crisis
Bridge Michigan discusses Michigan’s elder caregiving crisis and potential solutions and challenges of caregivers.
Biden caregiving plan: How Medicaid might be used to boost in-home care
Nearly one in four Americans rely on Medicaid, yet there are disparities in their ability to access in-home care services.
Biden caregiving plan: Housing availability, politics hinder transition to more in-home care
The Biden administration’s plan would spend $400 billion on in-home care for the elderly and disabled.
This Detroit program trains family caring for their loved ones
It’s estimated that 53 million Americans serve as caregivers for aging family members. Often, they fall into this role suddenly and without any preparation. But there is help available.
Caregiving in the Bangladeshi community: Lessons from NYC
Tag team approach to healthcare reaches older adults during the pandemic
How a California county is helping Latino family caregivers find peace
An innovative program in southern California is working to persuade Spanish-speaking professionals that it’s OK to ask for help.
How one Bangladeshi family’s lifeline of support was disrupted by the pandemic
COVID-19 has upended families as social distancing and stay-home orders made caring for loved ones in person untenable
Group aims to connect spousal caregivers, ease isolation
Many family caregivers experience depression caused by isolation and loneliness. For spousal caregivers, those feelings are exacerbated.
Detroit respite program makes adult day care more affordable
DayBreak program offers flexible respite services at a lower cost.