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Recipe of the Week: Broccoli and Mushroom Dip

“This low-calorie, high-fiber veggie dip also makes a great topping for baked potatoes.” Source from Everyday Health Ingredients 2 cup(s) broccoli, chopped 1 clove(s) garlic, minced 1 onion(s), chopped 1/4 pounds mushrooms, chopped 2 teaspoon oil, canola, or corn oil 1 cup(s) cottage cheese, low-fat 1 dash(es) pepper, black ground Preparation 1. Cook broccoli until… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s Association 2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report reveals impact of the disease on the workplace From the AEDA Newsletter On March 19, the Alzheimer’s Association® 2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures was released. This annual report reveals the burden Alzheimer’s and dementia places on individuals, caregivers, government and our nation’s health care system,… Read more »

VA Aid and Attendance Pension Explained

From Veterans Home Care, written by Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN Veteran care can have a wealth of benefits if you can find them. There seems to me quite a bit of misleading information on the internet. From the Department of Veterans Affairs benefit called the Aid and Attendance and Housebound Improved Pension. This pension benefit allows for around… Read more »

4 Great Ways To Break The Hypnotic Spell Over Your Life

Written by Virginia Sullivan, from the Huffington Post “In the running world, when you’ve laid off running for a while the first run you make is the “break the spell” run. No matter how long I’ve laid off, during that first run I’m able to shake off the lethargy of not running and get back on… Read more »

CGA in the Scranton St. Patricks Day Parade!

On Saturday March 15th 2014, CareGivers America marched in the 2nd largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the country! If you have any pictures of us, please send them to and we hope you had a great time! See you next year!

Q and A: Is a reverse mortgage a good idea for my Mom?

Question: Is a reverse mortgage a good idea for my Mom? Answer: A reverse mortgage is essentially a loan against your Mom’s home that she doesn’t have to pay back for as long as she lives in it. Thus, she can turn the value of her home into cash, giving her the ability to afford… Read more »

Happy St. Patricks Day!

CareGivers America wishes everyone a Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Work, Women and Caregiving

An article from Paula Span of the New York Times Trying to hold onto a job while caring for a family member is a tough juggling act. Caregivers sometimes have to arrive late or leave early, cut back to part-time work, and decline travel or promotions. For women, these competing responsibilities may prove particularly perilous, a… Read more »

High Cholesterol Levels in the Young

Source from Everyday Health By Chris Iliades, MD, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Among the young, high cholesterol is more prominent than many people think. An acceptable cholesterol level for a person between the ages 2 and 19 is less than 170 mg, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), yet statistics show… Read more »

Scranton Parade Day 2014!

 CareGivers America is marching in the Scranton Saint Patrick’s Day Parade TOMORROW! Parade starts at NOON, hope to see you there!