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Eldercare Benefits

Innovative Programs to Help Seniors Age in Place

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

For an aging person, the move to a skilled nursing facility is a costly one. Nationwide, the average annual cost of a semi-private room in a skilled nursing facility (nursing home) in 2011 was $78,110. And the cost is clearly rising.

The Challenges Of Being A Male Caregiver

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Many male caregivers choose to be stay-at-home dads; some others have lost their jobs and become caregivers by default. But increasingly men are being thrust into (or welcoming) the role of caregiver -- for their children and/or aging parents -- while working full-time jobs.

A Communal Alternative To Eldercare

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 02.28.2013 | Fifty

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. -- At the Fellowship Community's adult home, workers are paid not according to what they do, but what they need; aging residents ...

Wake Up, Corporate America! We Need Eldercare Benefits

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Eldercare in the workplace, although still largely unaddressed, has become one of the fastest growing work-family employee challenges to emerge in the past decade.