Posts Tagged: Caregiver

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 »

The Frightened, Bewildered, Apprehensive, Anxious, Angry, Alzheimer’s Patient

By Bob De Marco Alzheimer’s Reading Room Don’t get angry at the actions of someone that is deeply forgetful. Instead start asking yourself why are they reacting the way they are? How are they feeling (them, not you)? Bored, frightened, bewildered, apprehensive, anxious and angry. I can say that every one of those words applied… Read more »