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Elder law questions to be answered at Caregiver Expo
Written by Elder Law Attorney Mark Lindburg   
Monday, 21 October 2013 08:50

Do you or a loved one have questions about estate planning and administration, Medicaid, guardianship or other elder law issues?

Visit the Caregiver Expo Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Parkway Place, 2592 Parkway Plaza in Maumee and ask your question of an elder law attorney.

 
Assessment tool helps avoid the dangers of caregiver distress
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Monday, 21 October 2013 08:49

Nearly one-third of adults living in the greater Toledo area are family caregivers who could be at risk for heart disease, diabetes, depression and various other physical and emotional maladies as a result of caregiver distress, a potentially dangerous condition brought on by the pressures of caring for a senior loved one.

Studies increasingly point to caregiving as a leading stressor for families. In fact, one U.S. study revealed that more than half (52.8 percent) of those caring for individuals with diseases including cancer or Alzheimer’s had scores indicating depression.

 
Kinship Navigator
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Monday, 21 October 2013 08:48

Program helps grandparents, relatives raising kids

Each year, about 1,500 grandparents and relatives raising children and 2,700 children receive help through the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio’s Kinship Navigator Program.

 
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