November 29, 2012
Ken Dupin on his mission to give caregivers and family members peace of mind for their loved ones
November 28, 2012
As of 2010, about 3.6 million people over age 65 were living in households headed by their children or other relatives, according to the Census Bureau; that number will only get higher, of course, as the baby boomer generation gets older and frailer. In many homes, the influx of oldsters is creating a space crisis, so the next hot housing trend just might turn out to be the "auxiliary dwelling unit," also known as the "temporary family health-care structure." Or, to use the unflattering nickname that seems to be sticking: the "granny pod."
November 25, 2012
Her daughter's family had just invested about $125,000 in a new kind of home for her, a high-tech cottage that might revolutionize the way Americans care for their aging relatives. But Viola wouldn't even step inside.
November 27, 2012
(CBS News) AARP says about 23 million Americans take care of their elderly parents. Many of them have to choose between letting aging parents live alone or moving them into a nursing home Now there's now another option that brings families closer -- even if they're not living under the same roof.