When you’re looking for a caregiver for an elderly loved one, you want to ensure the person you’re entrusting them with has all the right qualities. Not only does this person need to be physically capable of doing the job, but they also need the right emotional and mental qualities as well. Before you hire…

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If you’re looking for some extra care for your elderly loved one, chances are you’ve researched assisted living. However, it’s important to note that assisted living facilities aren’t your only option to provide that additional care; you can also choose from Respite Care, Adult Care Homes, Adult Day Care, and In-Home Care. Read on to…

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When an elderly loved one starts to show signs of needing personal assistance, you have a big choice to make. Should you send them to an assisted living home? Or should you hire a home care professional to lengthen the time the elderly relative can stay in their home? Before you make your decision, ensure…

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For those over 65, Medicare is typically the main funding source for medical benefits. While it includes coverage for hospital stays, doctor appointments and prescription coverage, it doesn’t always cover home care. There are instances however where Medicare will cover home care – we’ll dive into these below! #1: Short-Term Care Medicare will cover some…

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Although in an ideal situation, families rely on themselves to provide in-home care for a loved one, it isn’t always a feasible or practical solution. Families frequently look to respite care as a solution to supplement or replace in-home family care for an elderly family member. On the fence about engaging a respite caregiver? Read…

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