Family Caregivers

Each day, courageous individuals step forward to help care for family members in need, their quiet acts of selflessness and sacrifice telling a story of love and devotion. Across our country parents and children, siblings and spouses, friends and neighbors heroically give of themselves to support those in their lives affected by illness, injury, and disability. It is estimated that today there are...

What is health literacy and is there really a problem? There are 40 million people over 65 years of age. With an additional 10,000 new elders added to that number every day. One in five patients will be readmitted to the hospital within thirty days. One out of five households speaks a language other than English. In the home, 80% of Healthcare dollars are spent on elderly, chronically ill and p...