Posts Tagged: caregiver support

The Cost of Home Health Care; Where to Find Caregiver Assistance

Home Health Care Costs; There are Options Available! Caregivers: Don’t be afraid to ask for help! By Kim Chernecky Caregiver Assistance is available in many forms. Unfortunately, this type of care can be very expensive and is generally not covered by Medicare. For those fortunate enough to have purchased long-term-care insurance, all or some of that… Read more »

Men Who Care; Supporting the Male Caregiver

Historically women have been recognized as the world’s caregivers. They provide care for their families, their spouses, their aging parents and grandparents, but in today’s world, more and more men are assuming the role of caregiver. Females are traditionally considered nurturers while males (traditionally) are not. So what happens when those roles are reversed? How… Read more »

Recommended Reading for Caregivers of Dementia Patients

Nobody understands what it’s like to care for a loved one with dementia like someone who’s been there. What works for one patient won’t necessarily work for another, but through trial and error, from first-hand experience, many caregivers and medical professionals have come up with tips and suggestions to help other caregivers. Here is some… Read more »