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 13, 2013
Taking care of an ailing loved one is difficult emotionally, physically and financially. One caregiver shares her story.
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.