Eldercare News and Views


Where do you turn  if you are in need of a home care aide for a loved one? The  NY Times reports that some states offer a matching service registry for those looking to find an aide.Visit Paula Span's New Old Age Blog post to learn more.

A Better Way to Find Home Care Aides - NYTimes.com - The New Old ...

In some states, little known "matching service registries" help bring together home care aides and the patients who need them.

It appears that China's One- child policy may be catching up with them. The latest census indicates that their numbers
are declining.  This article at the Huffington Post explains the situation they are facing.

China's Population 'Aging Worse' According To 10 Year Census

China's just released 10-year census shows the country's population total at 1.3397 billion people. Compared with the last census conducted in 2000, the 2010 numbers show that the population grew by 73.9 million people, ...

Here are a few interesting tweets we saw come through our Twitter account this week:

Aging Eyes - What You Should Know http://wp.me/pxAmm-hr

By EyeInfo at 05/08/2011 10:14

Keeping in Touch with Aging Parents just got Easier: New Service Provides Caring Contact with Homebound, Alone, ... http://bit.ly/lERcHc

By maryxxx2010 at 05/08/2011 9:46

Care of Senior Citizen Cats http://post.ly/20LYY

By JanetRoper at 05/07/2011 14:33

Finding the top Elder Care books etc. http://ping.fm/IX0Wf - Do you agree with our picks?

By bookmktg at 05/08/2011 10:45

And from Flicker.....

SKBeeck   The Road Ahead

Have a wonderful week-end!