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ElderCarelink.com New Look and Expanded Services Meet Growing Needs For Elder Care in the U.S.
Date:3/22/2010

ElderCarelink.com has a fresh new look and expanded services and features to meet a growing and urgent need for elder care in the US. In 1998, about 34.4 million Americans (12.7% of the population) were over the age of 65. By the year 2050, according to the Census Bureau, that percentage is expected to increase to 23%.

Foster City, Calif. (PRWEB) March 22, 2010 -- ElderCarelink.com has a fresh new look and expanded services and features to meet a growing and urgent need for elder care in the US. In 1998, about 34.4 million Americans (12.7% of the population) were over the age of 65. By the year 2050, according to the Census Bureau, that percentage is expected to increase to 23%. As older family members become unable to live independently or care for themselves unaided, elder care becomes a difficult emotional and financial issue for them and their loved ones. ElderCarelink.com offers a wide variety of resources and support for the friends, family, and caregivers of the elderly.

"ElderCarelink.com articles run the gamut from brief overviews for easy reference to from-the-heart sharing by hands-on caregivers," ElderCarelink.com Editor-in-Chief, Carol Bradley Bursack said. "Our bloggers will share their personal experiences with you, and offer timely information updates, book reviews, and other pertinent information. We encourage you to comment on blog posts and share your questions and tips with us."

Carol Bradley Bursack brings years of expertise to the ElderCarelink.com team, she functioned as a caregiver for the elderly for over two decades, wrote a caregiver support book, "Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories," contributed to a book on Alzheimer's, speaks, writes articles and blogs about care giving and senior topics. Carol Bradley Bursack is confident that the new ElderCarelink.com will have plenty to offer those touched by the needs of an elderly friend or family member.

In addition to Carol Bradley Bursack, ElderCarelink.com has brought on several experts who bring their own brand of experience, knowledge, and support:

 
  • Dr. Dennis McCullough -- a geriatrician, writer, speaker and the author of “My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing ‘Slow Medicine’”
  • Kathryn Kilpatrick -- specializes in helping Alzheimer's patients or those who have suffered strokes communicate
  • Susan Lanza -- a nursing home administrator, blogger, speaker, and writer
  • Isabel Fawcett -- a writer and blogger who left her corporate career to stay home and care for her aging mother
  • Devlyn Brooks -- a newspaper editor and single dad, juggling the care of his two boys and his aging mother

ElderCarelink.com offers insight and information about in home care, senior services, nursing homes, and other forms of senior care. Articles help answer questions like, is an assisted living facility appropriate for my loved one? How does in home care work? What can I do to support friends caring for elderly family members? Site visitors can get their questions answered by experts, sign up for the newsletter, and locate local assisted living facilities, home health care providers, nursing homes, and senior adult day care.

Most people in US society are or will be affected by the needs of an elderly friend or family member. ElderCarelink.com is dedicated to educating and supporting the special needs of this growing segment of the American population.

Contact:
Robert Brooks, CEO
contactus(at)eldercarelink(dot)com
(888) 881-0838

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