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Caregiving

Worth It! – July 2016

Caregiver Support Group. Need some emotional or practical support with caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia issues? The Athens Community...

Caregiving: Where to start

Megan Vogt is immersed in the issues of caregiving. As program manager for the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at the NE Georgia...

Who will care for us?

A PBS report last summer painted an alarming picture of the pressures that are building on the home care industry. Caring for the aged...

Nursing Home Model In Trouble

Life and Death in Senior Living Facilities Senior Wire Getting older in American will never be the same, after the astonishing death toll in nursing homes...

Isolating Together

Suddenly, everything is different. Normal changed overnight and people are adapting to new ways to communicate, to acquire supplies, to work. For some Boomers,...

Social Distancing Shouldn’t Lead to Social Isolation

Even in the best of times, social isolation is a significant problem in the aging population. In Georgia, 669,000 people over the age of...

From AARP: Creating Successful Caregiver/Life Balance

Family caregivers perform unpaid care valued at $470 billion a year, helping their loved ones stay at home—and out of costly institutional care, often...

Caregiving: Where to start

Megan Vogt is immersed in the issues of caregiving. As program manager for the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at the NE Georgia...

Who will care for us?

A PBS report last summer painted an alarming picture of the pressures that are building on the home care industry. Caring for the aged...

Caregiving Calls for Adjustments of All Kinds

“What am I going to do? I have loved him all my life.”  I didn’t know what to say, my mother wasn’t really asking...

Worth It! – July 2016

Caregiver Support Group. Need some emotional or practical support with caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia issues? The Athens Community...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

  Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The Acquisitive Generation Begins to Downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...