Dec 5, 2013 The Gross Domestic Product doesn’t count volunteer work at all, and that includes unpaid care-giving for a sick loved one. But with such high costs for elderly home care, there’s often no alternative, as Marketplace’s Chris Farrell says.
Sep 20, 2013 What resources are available for people who take care of sick or elderly loved ones?
Sep 19, 2013 The tech giant aims to study the biology behind the process of aging.
Oct 9, 2013 Taking care of an ailing loved one is difficult emotionally, physically and financially. One caregiver shares her story.
Aug 16, 2013 Sorting out your financial relationship with your parents can be more crucial than you think.
May 17, 2013 When a senior citizen falls to the ground, the resulting injury can cost tens of thousands of dollars. So health care professionals are working to eliminate the risk of falling down.
Dec 25, 2012 Sweden has taken giant steps when it comes to heath care. With one of the oldest populations and highest life expectancies in the world, the Scandinavian nation is using new medical technology to care for its aging citizens.
Nov 2, 2012 The government medical program for the elderly means seniors and their families have more money to spend on other things.
Oct 19, 2012 Appearing to look better than others in your age group could be seen as a blessing or a very expensive curse.
Sep 28, 2012 It seems like there's a new warning every week about our aging population and what it means for government entitlement programs, among other things. Marketplace's Chris Farrell is here to separate fact from fiction.