Are You Caring for an Elderly Parent?

4 June 2019
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Does your elderly mother or father live at your home? If so, you more than likely have mixed emotions about that. On one hand, you are happy to give back the love and care that your parent gave to you as you were growing up. On the other hand, you might sometimes feel exhausted at the busy life you have. After all, besides caring for your elderly parent, you more than likely have other obligations, too. Read More 

3 Reasons To Work With A Medicaid Specialist

24 June 2018
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When elderly patients transition from short-term care to a long-term care facility, they will often apply for Medicaid to help cover the costs of this ongoing care. Medicare is designed to pay for short-term rehabilitation only, so securing Medicaid is essential for those patients who will need significant care for the duration of their lives. Although family members can apply by proxy for an elderly individual, the application process can be daunting. Read More 

Loved One With Dementia? Two Reasons Why You Should Get In-Home Respite Care

27 July 2016
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If you're the primary caregiver for a loved one who is dealing with dementia, you may be struggling to find ways to cope.  Your beloved family member, who may have once been so vibrant, could be gradually becoming a shell of their former self, and it may be taking a toll on you.  That's why now is the time for you to consider getting in-home respite care.  When you have in-home respite care, a trained professional comes in to take over the caregiver responsibilities for a stated duration. Read More 

3 Symptoms Of Other Conditions That Could Be Missed In Alzheimer’s Patients

7 June 2016
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If you have a relative who has Alzheimer's disease, you may have heard about how many conditions can be misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's, when in fact those conditions are a lot more treatable. However, another problem is that those conditions can also be missed if the person develops them after being correctly diagnosed with Alzheimer's. While doctors do try to ensure they know about everything going on health-wise with an Alzheimer's patient, sometimes the doctors aren't always able to keep an eye on the behavior of every patient every minute of the day -- and at least one of these symptoms can come on very quickly. Read More 

3 Amenities Every Assisted Living Facility Should Have

10 May 2016
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As your loved elderly one grows older, you might need a bit of help in taking care of him or her. As his or her steward, you should perhaps take into consideration the option of an assisted living facility. Before making a decision on which assisted living facility you should chose for your loved one, there are a number of factors you should take into consideration, including amenities. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will learn about just a few amenities that every assisted living facility should offer their clients. Read More