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Caregiving in the Community

Help your older friends and neighbors — but protect yourself, too

Do you help an older neighbor shovel a walk or fix a leaky faucet? Do you bring an old family friend a hot meal or offer to pick up groceries? If you're not already caring for friends and neighbors, you probably know someone who does. And this situation will likely become even more common as the population ages. Americans are living longer than ever and staying in their own homes longer. Today, families are smaller, putting a bigger burden on fewer caregivers. … Back to Article

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