VA Caregiver Support

VA Caregiver Support

We owe veterans who served and those who serve them a great deal of respect. The VA Caregiver Support Line offers a lifeline of help and hope. Learn about some courses and resources offered to caregivers of military vets.

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Moving and Medicare Coverage

Moving and Medicare

It is wonderful to have family members in another area or state who will share caregiving for an elderly patient. However, if the patient moves to live in a different state, the patient’s Medicare coverage could change.

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Caregiving with Forgiveness

Caregiving with forgiveness

In this article I review the importance of forgiveness in the life of anyone, but in particular the caregiver. Sometimes our elderly parents can be confused and easily misunderstand our intentions. Or perhaps another family member has an insensitive opinion about the job your doing.

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Finding Help for Caregivers

elderly guardianship, finding help for caregivers

Finding the help you need is important. You need help to keep from burning out. Here are plenty of good ideas to help you find caregiving help.

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Complaining Caregivers

complaining caregivers

Positive thought websites where you benefit from some encouragement, some inspiration, and take some positive action that makes a difference.  Here are some suggestions that can help provide some attitude improvement

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Tips for Safe Senior Bathing

shower chairs - Senior Bathing

Having a safe bath for your senior is worth a bit of effort and preparation. Especially since the bathroom has the distinction of being the place where falls occur most often. This article will suggest tips to make bath-time both comfortable and safe.

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Nursing Home Concerns

nursing home concerns

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is available to help you when you feel there may be problems at your loved-ones nursing home.

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Deficient Nursing Homes

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors.

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Washing Sheets

Washing Sheets

Caregivers face laundry tasks that sometimes seems impossible. And those laundry tasks keep coming every day. Here is some help.

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Caregiving Interruptions

Caregiving Interruptions

Easy to get distracted when your trying to accomplish several different things at once. Caregiving can easily do that to you. Here’s a few suggestions to help you along.

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