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Senior Care Reviews on Caring.com Reveal America's Best Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Communities -- Kudos to the communities earning the highest praise from the families and older adults they serve! The Caring Stars of 2015: https://www.caring.com/articles/caringstars2015
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Today we've released the results of our latest survey of family caregivers about the costs of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. Read more about the significant impact of this disease on those caring for loved ones living with it. #SeniorCare #ALZcare
62% of Family Caregivers Pay With Their Own Savings; 22% in Debt Because Of Alzheimer's. San Mateo, CA; November 18, 2014 – Nearly half (42%) of family members caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia spend $20000 or more per year on caregiving, according to a new Caring.com ...
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Have you ever heard the term "hidden hunger"? It's often used to describe an intake of calories without the nutrition needed to support mental and physical health. But it also applies to older adults who live alone and aren't getting the food they need.

How are you helping an older adult be #1LessAlone and #1LessHungry? Share your story -- and help raise awareness about this growing concern.

Also: Tell a friend or two about these 7 ways to help reduce hunger risks for older adults living alone.
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“The Caregiver Experience: A Snapshot of the Caregiver Journey” is a graphic depiction of a caregiver’s day. It combines insights, experience and market research from ReACT’s member organizations and visually shows the multitude of tasks, responsibilities, emotions and skills required for the dual role of caregiver and employee. The graphic is a tool to engage employers about the needs of employee caregivers and stimulate new approaches to better support caregivers.

Please pass it on, or post in your office!

#SeniorCare #Caregiving #WorkLife 
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Care givers are the life force for most seniors who need assistance and support - it is a labor of love, and sometimes there is very little appreciation shown.  They are true living heros.
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If You Were Starting A #seniorliving Community From Scratch How Would You Market Your Community to Prospective Residents and Their Families?

Steve Moran of Senior Housing Forum discusses this topic with Caring.com's CEO, Andy Cohen. Read their insights and join the conversation!
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There are only 4 weeks left to enter the Assisted Living Federation of America's prestigious senior living awards! Visit ALFA.org/Awards for more info.
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Missed our #ALZcare chat last week? Not a problem! We created a digest of the expert tips shared, included in this summary by +Brenda Avadian of The Caregiver's Voice.
A few days ago, I had the pleasure of participating in a Twitter chat as one of Caring.com's four experts. Using #ALZcare, we answered questions and included tips for caregivers who care for people with dementia and its leading cause, Alzheimer's. You don't need to be a member of Twitter to ...
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Our team is at the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) conference and trade show this week. Come see us at booth #16 -- we're celebrating California's Caring Stars of 2014 and have reviews postcards to help communities qualify for next year's award too!
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Loneliness is an epidemic, and older adults are the hardest hit -- with severe physical and psychological consequences.

How are you helping an older adult be #1LessAlone ? Share your story -- and help raise awareness about this growing concern.

Also: Tell a friend or two about the Institute on Aging's Friendship Line (800-971-0016), the nation’s only 24-hour toll-free hotline for older and disabled adults feeling isolated or despondent.

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Caring.com’s yearly Usage and Attitudes Survey measures how family caregivers of older adults living in the U.S. hold up financially as they care for elder loved ones. We've published the results in a new #SeniorCare Cost Index for 2014.
30% Spend More than $10000 Per Year, 21% Don't Know How Much They Spend. San Mateo, CA; September 15 2014 -- Almost half (46%) of family caregivers spend more than $5000 per year on caregiving expenses, according to a new Caring.com report. A family caregiver is defined as someone who takes care ...
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Senior Housing Forum joins us in celebrating the Caring Champions of 2014, describing them as "The Heroes Who Make the World Go Round"...
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Congratulations to each and every Caring Champion of 2014 -- including the top ten professional caregivers and dozens of finalists too! http://www.caring.com/about/news-room/caring-champions-2014.html #SeniorCare  
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More than 40 million people in the United States care for someone over age 50, yet most have little knowledge or preparation when they begin their caregiving journey. Our mission is to give caregivers the information and support they need to make better decisions, save time, and feel less alone as they face the many challenges of caregiving.

Caring.com offers thousands of original articles, helpful tools, advice from more than 50 leading experts, a community of caregivers, and a comprehensive directory of caregiving services.

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