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Caring for elderly parents or a spouse in the home can be a challenge. Conversations about what it takes to Stay at Home are avoided or delayed until an unexpected accident happens. When an elderly parent or spouse needs care in the home the consequences can be life changing for the entire family.
Elderly parents want to stay at home. They don’t want to be a burden. Caring for elderly parents or a spouse in the home is possible with a step-by-step plan. Helping loved ones stay at home can avoid moving to a nursing home and prevent or delay more expensive care costs.
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What are the things you need to know about planning for end of life care discussions? Older adults confirm that they want to remain in their homes as long as possible. Caring for elderly parents or a spouse in the home benefits from having a caregiving plan.Few family caregivers understand the ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
America’s health care system impacts senior care. Caring for elderly parents in the home takes more than love; it takes understanding the health care system and learning to advocate for better care. Hospitals, specialty, and primary care physician networks, long-term care, hospice care, insur...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Combatting elder abuse is an ongoing problem in society today. Elder abuse shows up in many forms. Some elderly do not take care of themselves, which is considered self-abuse. Others are abused by service providers and even family members. This article presents a situation of abuse by an in-h...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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Adult children become caregivers for aging parents from a sense of duty and responsibility. Caregiving with love is the reasons that caregivers persevere through difficult caregiving situations. Caregivers are often asked the question, “my parents want to move in with me, should they?” Whil...Family Library - Click Here
Caregivers ask what it means to be a 24/7 family caregiver or an aging parent or spouse. There are two types of 24/7 caregivers. One 24/7 family caregiver may live full-time with a loved one and provide care. The second 24/7 family caregiver may be a family member who is on call 24/7 and resp...Family Library - Click Here
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