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The Shocking Number Of Family Caregivers In America

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty

By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) - Four in 10 U.S. adults are now caring for a sick or elderly family member as more ...

Former Tech Titan Launches Site To Ease Caregiving Toll

Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact

Jonathan Schwartz, former Sun Microsystems CEO, announced today the launch of his new internet startup site that works to ease the often-overwhelming ...

Join Us in Integrated Approach to Build The New Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Léogâne, Haiti. I am perhaps the most excited I have been in my entire life as I prepare to move to Haiti next month. Ten months after the earthqu...

Orphans International Worldwide Unveils New Website for Sponsoring Kids - Including Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) unveiled its new website, the third since its founding in 1999. I created the first, which was indeed primitiv...

'Orphan Doctor' Calls on World Community to End Orphan Crisis by Tackling Poverty

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Dr. Jane Aronson, founder and CEO of Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), has issued a bold response today to a recent article on child trafficking. J...

Alzheimer's Disease: Caring for the Caregiver

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are 8.9 million people in the U.S. caring for someone over the age of 50 who has dementia. This is a full 20 percent of all family caregivers in this country.

Airplane Interview with the American Ambassador to Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Returning from a recent post-disaster trip to Haiti, I was pleasantly surprised to bump into the American Ambassador, the Hon....

Peaceful Revolution: Time to Stop Free-Riding on Families

Phoebe Taubman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Phoebe Taubman

We have been operating under workplace norms and laws developed over 50 years ago when a different workforce model and a different family model prevailed.

Will A Vow Of Poverty Fill The Void In My Soul?

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

As I approach my fiftieth birthday, I am feeling incomplete. Part of me - my soul? - is still missing. In secular terms, I think I am not yet in tou...

Madonna, Mercy and Malawi

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Jane and I love our adopted children more than anything else in the world. We would both rather have them raised by Madonna than grow up where we found them.

Role Reversal: In Trying Times, Children Become Caregivers

NYTimes.com | PAM BELLUCK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Across the country, children are providing care for sick parents or grandparents -- lifting frail bodies off beds or toilets, managing medication, was...

Illinois Health Care Expansion Halted Again

AP | Mike Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A judge on Wednesday renewed an order banning state officials from making payments under Gov. Rod Blagojevich's expanded health care program, and sa...