Tag Archive | women

Caregiving Pulls Prime Age Women from the Workforce

On average, nearly one in four women aged 45 to 64 are unpaid caregivers according to the 2015-16 American Time Use Survey released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nearly one in seven women 35 to 44 are serving in this role. Apparently, since early 2000 the number of prime age women began to decline after […]

A Tale of Three Women with Dementia

A Tale of Three Women with Dementia

While my parents were in Assisted Living together, I rarely met many of their neighbors. Now that it’s just my Mom, I am meeting many of the ladies who share the hallway. Three weeks ago, we rescued a neighbor who slipped from her walker on the way to the TV. Yesterday, I stopped to answer the […]