Tag Archives: Caregiving

FAMILY MATTERS

The American  Association for Marriage and Family Therapy states that “more than ever  before, families are providing long-term care to older adults with limitations  in the ability to perform tasks necessary for independent living. Nearly 25% of  American households are … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Need for outside Help in Caregiving

Caregivers often don’t recognize when they are in over their heads, and often get to a breaking point. After a prolonged period of time, caregiving can become too difficult to endure any longer. Short-term the caregiver can handle it. Long-term, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Holiday Caregiver: It’s all a state of mind

It’s all a state of mind. The holidays are always a wonderful time of year for family gatherings, reflection on what we have and the spirit of giving. The television is packed with specials showing relationships and families coming together … Continue reading

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Invisible Heroes

They live in your city, perhaps on your street or even next door. They serve with courage, perseverance, patience and love. Some give 24 hours a day, with days blending into weeks, months and years. They are family caregivers; heroes … Continue reading

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Medicare Debate

Caregiving and Medicare Does Medicare pay for eldercare? Medicare has been in the news lately. The debate on a voucher system vs. the current system is underway. By 2020, 12 million older Americans will need eldercare.  Most will be cared … Continue reading

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CareGiving

I’m a proud member of the National Care Planning Council. Care-giving is something we are never taught in school. For those caring for a senior or just beginning to get involved with caring for a senior the following serves as … Continue reading

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