Tag Archives: Caregivers

How A ‘Care Ecosystem’ Supports Dementia Patients And Caregivers

By George Lorenzo, Next Avenue Contributor Helen Medsger and her sister, Maureen Shaw, participated in UCSF’s Care Ecosystem program Courtesy of Helen Medsger In recent years, we’ve seen a greater awareness in the U.S. and the world about the increasing number of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. And we’ve learned a lot more… Read More »

How Employers Can Help Caregivers For A Win-Win

By Edie Grossfield, Next Avenue Editor If American employers embraced the recommendations of a new Harvard Business School report, life could be a lot easier for workers who are also unpaid caregivers. And the companies’ bottom lines would benefit as well. That’s according to the report’s authors, Joseph Fuller and Manjari Raman of the Harvard Business School’s… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons on How Robots, Wearable Devices Can Lower Health Costs; Gun Trauma Takes Big Toll On Caregivers, Too

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Hacking Health Care: How Tech Will Drive Down Costs Human beings are safer today than at any time in history. We live more than twice as long as we did in 1900 thanks, in large part, to advances in technology. But… Read More »