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What Are the Responsibilities of a Caregiver?

When people get sick, become aged or disabled, and can’t help themselves, there is a need to provide them with proper medical care. However, the right medication is not enough to care either at home or at the hospital. Whether it’s respite services or an emotional support companion, caregivers with the best understanding of caregiving […]

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Options Needed to Pay for Long Term Care

Options Needed to Pay for Long Term Care

Are you looking for ways to pay for long-term care? The national average cost per month for senior housing starts at $4,000. At home personal care costs $23 an hour. There is no way to avoid the expenses, but there are ways you can put a home’s equity to work. The most valuable asset a […]

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Companion Care Aids Families During Pandemic

Companion Care Aids Families During Pandemic

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching for the millions of families with aging loved ones, leaving many adult children anxious about more than their parents’ immediate health. More than 77 million baby boomers turn 65 years old –a rate of 10,000 per day –with the Census predicting that seniors will outnumber children by 2035. […]

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Companion Care Fills Care Gaps During COVID-19

Companion Care Fills Care Gaps During COVID-19

With independent, assisted, and memory care communities continuing policies of highly-structured, and minimal, to no-visitor policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, many families weigh the decision whether to bring mom or dad temporarily home or accept their isolation from loved ones. Both scenarios include unique challenges. Companion care – as an adjunct resource –can help ease anxiety […]

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Post-Acute Care Advice after a Hospital Stay

Post-Acute Care Advice after a Hospital Stay

One of the most challenging experiences for seniors and caregivers can be managing the recovery process after a hospital stay. Often, it’s not the hospitalization that is most difficult, but the specialized follow-up care that many seniors require to avoid complications or readmission into the hospital. This follow-up care, called post-acute care, is one of […]

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