Cost of Dying: At-home caregivers face challenges, sacrifice

Cost of Dying: At-home caregivers face challenges, sacrifice
The day she brought a hospital bed into her den, Susan Meyers’ role in life changed dramatically, from adoring mate to devoted caregiver. Like one of every six Californians, she was taking on a job that doesn’t pay, but costs sleep, savings and …
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Dec. 2 Letters: Caregivers, green strategies
The Virginia Caregiver Coalition would like to thank the more than one million family caregivers in the Commonwealth. Caregiving takes a toll on their physical, financial and emotional health. Family caregivers provide over one million hours of care to …
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Calif. caregiver who served poisonous mushrooms banned for life from senior care
The caregiver who admitted to serving poisonous mushrooms to seniors in Loomis, Calif. is now banned from ever working at a state-licensed community care facility, CBS station KOVR in Sacramento reports. The dish resulted in killing four elderly …
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