Carol Marak

Carol Marak
Carol Marak, Aging alone advocate, columnist, speaker, and editor at Seniorcare.com. A former family caregiver, Carol earned a Fundamentals of Gerontology Certificate from the USC Davis School of Gerontology and writes about personal concerns while growing older.

Recent Posts

Data Shows Why Shared Housing Makes Sense

Posted by Carol Marak on Apr 30, 2019 12:59:43 PM

 

Most U.S. cities have a high population of residents living alone. For some individuals, it’s status, and for others, their life just turned out that way. Although a few prefer singlehood compared to being married, I’m part of the latter group. Living alone carries a heavier burden for the single segment. An individual is solely responsible for rent or mortgage, income and property taxes, utility bills, car expenses, and insurance bills. Sharing doesn’t exist, not even for tough decisions.

Hope for Family Caregivers Who Give So Much

Posted by Carol Marak on Apr 9, 2018 1:52:56 PM

The Support and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act offers some help for family caregivers.