Posts Tagged: Caregiver

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 »

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 »