Family conversations about aging, health, long term care, and end of life can be difficult. Having open and honest communication about these topics is essential and helps you to understand what your loved ones need and want, and ensures they have a good quality of life.
A new generation of young people is stepping up to help care for their aging and ill family members. Today 24% of informal caregivers are between the ages of 18 and 34. Millennials and members of Generation Z are aging into the caregiving role.
Taking Care: A Resource Guide for Caregivers was created by the Virginia Caregiver Coalition (VCC). Recognizing that every caregiving situation is unique, this comprehensive guide is meant to support caregivers of older adults and those with disabilities and provide resources and information to meet their specific needs.