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Nobody would ever choose a smiley face as the perfect symbolic emoticon for a caregiver. Caregiving for an ailing loved one is just too stressful -- often triggering damaging emotions that can not only undermine your good work but harm your health, as well. Here's how...

 Words to Use -- and Avoid -- When Discussing Tough Issues

The-talk

Wondering how to start the conversation with an aging parent about a sensitive topic? Whether you need to talk about moving, giving up driving, or bringing in help, knowing which words to use and to avoi...

Most people don't start as caregivers knowing the ropes. To the contrary, most caregivers tend to learn as they go along, with a fair amount of wrong turns and struggles. What helps: knowing where to find reliable help.

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It can be hard to decide when someone with Alzheimer's disease should no longer live alone. With sufficient lifestyle supports and memory aids, some people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia live independently for years. The illness usually begins mildly, and...

September 26, 2017


What to Expect from In-Home Care

What It Is

Homecare, also known as in-home care, is non-medical care provided in the client's home. It includes custodial care and assistance with activities of daily living such as eating, bathing and providing medication reminders. Hom...

The cost of in-home care usually ranges between $15 and $40 an hour, depending on the location (urban areas tend to be more expensive), the type of care needed (simple help around the house is less expensive than skilled help with bathing, toileting, and safely getting...

September 24, 2017

Medicare does not pay for most long term care. Specifically, it does not pay for custodial care or personal care, such as help with activities of daily living, which account for most of the cost of long term care. However, Medicare will pay for some nursing home, hospi...

Long married couples are often said to "finish each other’s sentences." They work as a unit, and friends and family members are used to this interaction. This ability to work as a team is a wonderful thing until one of the team isn’t functioning well and the other is i...

  Maybe you’re planning a visit to see one or both of your aging parents after a period of not seeing them. Like a lot of adult children of elderly parents, you may worry about how they’re managing and whether they might need assistance. If that’s the case, your next v...

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