Navigating the World of Health Insurance

If insurance talk isn’t your forte, maybe it’s time you try the SHINE program from Elder Options. SHINE, which stands for Serving Health Insurance Needs for Elders, is a free program that assists seniors and their caregivers in navigating through complicated insurance terminology. “A caregiver has a whole lot on their plate,” says Vidya Hogan,…

Caregiving

Facing Caregiver Stress

The “unexpected career” of caregiving takes us by surprise, leaving the best of us feeling wrung out. Experiencing the gradual but persistent loss of a loved one to Alzheimer’s Disease can rip some apart and isolate others. The stress of assuming the multitude of caregiving roles can overwhelm anyone. Facing Caregiver Stress with grace requires…

Caregiving