Share Your Caregiving Story with WGBH

Many of you already share your advice, recommendations, and stories about caring for your loved ones in the AGIS Forums. WGBH in Boston wants your caregiving stories, too. In conjunction with the April broadcast of “Caring for Your Parents,” an upcoming film by “Frontline” producer and award-winning filmmaker Michael Kirk, the public television station wants […]

Caregivers Face Dilemma: Care or Divorce?

Imagine this scenario: You get married and vow ‘til death do us part, then bam, tragedy strikes. Your spouse is incapacitated and needs care 24/7. Let’s see, you could 1. Choose to honor your vows and become impoverished with mounting medical and caregiving debts or 2. Be forced to divorce the disabled spouse to get […]

Lasting Love for Valentine’s Day

Love happens at all ages, and seniors are no exception. The need for companionship, for marriage and for love does not diminish as one ages. The Baltimore Sun has a great article that tells the story of Bill Miller and Jeanne Hamilton, who met on an elevator. Classic love story of “boy meets girl”, and […]