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Tips for Finding a Home Care Agency


It is important that you research a company and ask about its reputation. Once the names of several providers have been acquired, it is Read more

Baby Proofing Your Home


From securing your flatscreen to window cords, Jennifer with the Austin Baby Proofing Co. talks about things you need to think about when making Read more

How to Prevent Falls in Your Home


Falls at home injure or kill thousands of adults every year. But there are simple things like securing stairways and using non-slip mats in Read more

The difference between successful caregiving and not


Gary Barg is the editor in chief of Today’s Caregiver magazine. He talks about the stressful, sometimes isolating, lives of caregivers at Washington Post Read more

The toll of Alzheimer's caregiving


Erna Colborn is president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter. She discusses, at Washington Post Live's 2013 Caregiving in America forum, Read more

Telling caregiver stories with video


Ed Menaker is the director of development at Terra Nova Films. He spoke at Washington Post Live's 2013 Caregiving in America forum. Thanks for checking Read more

Having 'the conversation' with your parents at 60


Jennifer Prell is the president of Elderwerks — a free senior housing and care resource network for seniors, their families and for professionals that Read more

Tips for Finding a Home Care Agency

It is important that you research a company and ask about its reputation. Once the names of several providers have been acquired, it is also important that you learn more about their services. The questions in this article will assist you in finding and choosing the right home care provider.


Baby Proofing Your Home

From securing your flatscreen to window cords, Jennifer with the Austin Baby Proofing Co. talks about things you need to think about when making your home safe for your new baby. Hundreds of children are injured or killed each year from accidents and things that can be prevented with proper baby proofing. Read more


How to Prevent Falls in Your Home

Falls at home injure or kill thousands of adults every year. But there are simple things like securing stairways and using non-slip mats in your bathrooms you can do to prevent falls and keep your home safe. Read more