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Many people overlook the short- and long-term costs of financial caregiving, a growing problem that financial advisors and employers can help address, according to a new report by the TIAA Institute and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing).
Join CEO Jennifer Olsen, DrPH, as she discusses the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers’
(RCI) vision and strategies designed to make caregivers more central in our culture, in our policies, and in our workplaces.
A daughter who cared for her mother with dementia. A wife who cared for her husband with cancer. And a son who cares for his father with dementia. In the 10th webinar in the Caregiving NOW series, three speakers shared their lived experiences as caregivers for a loved one.
In a recent webinar, George Demiris, PhD and Ashish Shah shared their experiences developing, testing, and implementing technologies that could improve the home as a care setting and help caregivers assess and address their loved one’s needs.
For Surya Kolluri, the best way to address the financial aspects of caregiving is not during proverbial “hair on fire moments,” times of crisis that are emotional, stressful, and painful. Dr. Mary Naylor and Kolluri discuss the growing need to plan for the financial burdens of caregiving that many families will face.