The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is available to help you when you feel there may be problems at your loved-ones nursing home.
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.
Caregivers face laundry tasks that sometimes seems impossible. And those laundry tasks keep coming every day. Here is some help.
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.
Caregiving can be a real struggle at times. With family disagreements, repeated doctor visits and the constant declining health of your love one. This article has some suggestions that can help.
I always knew this would happen, but I didn’t want to think about it. Now, the day of decision is upon us and everyone is looking at me. I don’t have a magic answer.
What Would We do Without Good Home Care Nurses! As caregivers for elderly parents at home, we depended on nurses for information, advice, reminders, and empathy every day. By phone or in person, whether they were there for minutes or hours, weeks or years,….
A series of videos about Caregiving Basics from the Home Alone Alliance, a national consortium working with the AARP Public Policy Institute, that you really should make time to watch.
Reflections of A Live-in Caregiver — There’s good and bad associated with being a caregiver. It can be a ruff job but it can also be rewarding. This article is a reflection of my years as a caregiver.
Sometimes we can try too hard to be a good caregiver. But it is possible to do too much for your patient. And in doing so, you may be causing more harm than good. This article discusses the benefits or encouraging your patient to try.