Posts Tagged: Caregiver Support

How to Help a Caregiver

Being a full-time caregiver is many things. Exhausting. Frustrating. Heart-breaking. Did you know that most in-home caregiver agencies have specially-trained dementia caregivers? Were you aware that there are respite and day programs that can care for patients with dementia or serious medical conditions to give you a break? Don’t be afraid to ask for help…. Read more »

The Alzheimer’s Poem

Do not ask me to remember, Don’t try to make me understand. Let me rest and know you’re with me, Kiss my cheek and hold my hand.   I’m confused beyond your concept, I’m sad and sick and lost. All I know is that I need you, To be with me at all cost.  … 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 »