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To be a caregiver means to provide care and support for a loved one. It can consist of a wide variety of responsibilities and tasks. Recent data shows there are approximately 41 million family or unpaid caregivers in the United states, providing around 34 billion hours of daily personal and/or medical care. A caregiver will [...]
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“The Conversation We May Need to Have” Driving is essential for most adults around the world. Millions of Americans have cars and use them for different reasons, such as driving to work, visiting family and friends, grocery shopping, going to the pharmacy, and attending to everyday needs. However, with driving, there are higher risks. Car […]

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You are not alone!  Bay Aging is here to help people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia and their caregivers.  Please, call our toll free number 1.800.493.0238 for more information and services. Alzheimer’s disease is a drastically growing issue today. In Virginia, there is a total number of 150,000 people with Alzheimer’s, most [...]
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Caregivers provide regular care or assistance to a friend or family member that has a health problem or a disability. According to the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 5 adults in Virginia are caregivers. 58% of them are women, and 19% […]

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To be a caregiver means to provide care and support for a loved one. It can consist of a wide variety of responsibilities and tasks. Recent data shows there are approximately 41 million family or unpaid caregivers in the United states, providing around 34 billion hours of daily personal and/or medical care. A caregiver will [...]
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