Posts Tagged: Caregiver

Important Points to Consider in Both In-Home and Assisted Living Care

By Elaine C Pereira, MA OTR/L CDC CDP As your loved one, probably your parent, ages he or she may experience a decline in health independence. Whether it’s a physical compromise, cognitive, or a combination of both, living at home safely may be in jeopardy. And safely is the operative word. There is a cornucopia… Read more »

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 »