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Category: Caregivers

Identifying and Preventing Family Caregiver Fatigue

Although caring for your elderly friend or loved one can be fulfilling, the stressors associated with the additional workload may leave you feeling overwhelmed. Unless you address these feelings, your relationship will begin suffering, and your state of mind and health may start to deteriorate. This eventually leads to family caregiver fatigue. According to estimates…

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Avoiding Hospital Readmission

When you’ve just gotten out of the hospital, you’re ready to start enjoying the comfort of home again and getting back on your feet and the last thing you want is to have to go back in. Sometimes people with chronic illnesses may be admitted to the hospital repeatedly, but many readmissions are avoidable, particularly…

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What To Know When Using Elder Care Services

Elder care services cover a wide range of needs, but not all home care agencies are created equal. Having a general overview of what to know when using elder care services will help as you begin selecting the right caregiving agency and services for your loved one. Before reviewing the most common services available to…

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Does Medicare Cover Home Care Services?

Covering the costs of senior care can require creative financing from a range of different areas. While Medicare does not cover the full costs of home care services, you may find that some of your loved one’s home care costs can be temporarily subsidized by Medicare or Medicaid. This article provides a general overview of…

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5 Reasons To Consider Elderly Companion Care

Companion care is one of the most popular senior care services offered by home care agencies. Everyone in your family can benefit when you hire a senior care specialist to spend time with your senior loved one on a daily or weekly basis to boost their quality of life. Elderly companion care can be a…

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