August 12th EldercareABC Carnival


Welcome to this week's carnival!

caregiving, senior careAs I read each week's carnival submissions, I see a common thread that unites us all.    We live in a world that promotes youth, anti-aging methods and surgery that may cure it all.  I have to wonder if old age doesn't come as quite a surprise to some?   For those of us who are caring for an aging parent or loved one, we know  too well that there are added wrinkles, new ailments  and possibly lost ability that we face together and deal with, ready or not.  Still, when looking through the eyes of love, caregivers don't see the wrinkles, the disease or the added work, we see the continued company of a loved one we cherish.  Therefore, we honor their aging and enjoy our time together.  That thread  that unites us is the respect and love we have for those we are caring for.

I hope you enjoy this week's carnival. Thanks for participating and making it possible.

- Mary and the EldercareABC Team.

Connecting caregivers, eldercare, elder presents Does Contrast Ratio Alone Make a Television Senior-Friendly? posted at

Alvaro Fernandezpresents Preparing Society for the Cognitive Age (Frontiers in Neuroscience article!) posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, "The opportunity to use new research findings to improve our "brain fitness" is immense, but we will need to ensure the marketplace matures in a rational and sustainable manner, both through healthcare and education channels."

The Smarter Wallet presents Does Your Estate Plan Expect You To Die Broke? posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, "Thanks!"

Banker Saver presents On Bank Mergers and the Hostile Takeover posted at Banker Saver, saying, "Thank you"

c9Steve presents Enjoying elderly home care benefits posted at Caring for the Elderly.

Mary presents Honoring our Elders posted at Eldercare on Hubpages.

The Smarter Wallet presents Dollar Cost Averaging Basics posted at Investing Toolkit, saying, "managing investment risk"

Colin Timberlake presents Training Log: The Riddle of Steel – Day 30 posted at, saying, "AEldercareABC Blog Carnival day of hard training inspired by the adaptive lifestyle of 100+ year old Ivy Bean"

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of eldercareabc carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.