As boomers age, they face a caregiving gap in the coming decades. According to a report released Monday by AARP, “The Aging of the Baby Boom and the Growing Care Gap,” it is projected that by 2030 there will be only four potential caregivers available for each person 80 or older, down from a high of more

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In nursing homes across the country, residents are plagued by cavities, gum disease and cracked teeth, in part because of poor hygiene. Residents now require more dental care than in the past but nursing home employees are rarely prepared to provide it. Employees and aides are busy with other tasks and brushing their teeth often falls to

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Children of parents are not always able to remain close-by as their parents age.  Children living a long distance from parents often worry about their parent(s) health and wellness from afar.  As lifespans continue to lengthen and the number of seniors rapidly grows, more Americans find themselves struggling to care for a loved one from

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