Caregiver

Chris Ott, right, helps her son, former Marine John Thomas Doody, who was shot while serving in Fallujah, Iraq., subsequently suffering an infection and a series of strokes that left him in a coma and relying on a ventilator to survive,  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

VA: Billions needed to expand caregiver benefit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it supports expanding a caregivers benefit for grievously wounded veterans but only if Congress comes up with the billions needed to pay for the expansion. […]

09/04/2013

Money 101: Ways to save money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Be aware of a looming caregiver shortage in the future. Learn how to prepare for […]

09/04/2013

Caregivers can be any age, for any reason (audio)

One woman’s story illustrates the growing trend of caregivers today. When she was only 18 years-old, Tori Zellick found herself in the role of caregiver when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She wrote […]

08/16/2012

New ad campaign portrays caregivers' call for help

(AP) – There’s a campaign beginning Thursday to raise awareness of the heavy impact of family caregiving as the nation rapidly grays – and to point overwhelmed families toward resources that may ease the strain. […]

08/15/2012