Posts Tagged: Elder Care

Choosing Between Hospice and Palliative Care

Palliative Care or Hospice? Understanding the Difference By Cassandra Hill The demands placed on a caregiver can be overwhelming. Oftentimes we are unsure of various levels of care available and their differences. Today we will talk about keeping your loved one comfortable when they are facing chronic or terminal conditions. Quality of life is important… Read more »

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid

By Kim Chernecky Most people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. When most American citizens retire, we are entitled to social security benefits (assuming we have paid into the SSI system) as well as Medicare for our medical coverage. For example, teachers do not pay into the Medicare system. Instead they have a private insurance program that… Read more »