We believe it’s important to acknowledge November as National Caregivers Appreciation Month. Chances are either you, or someone you know are caring for a loved one. In fact, the CDC tells us that more than 34 million unpaid caregivers provide care to someone age 18 and older who is ill or has a disability, and an estimated 21 percent of US households are impacted by Caregiver responsibilities. Read more
Many of our aging loved ones would prefer to live at home as long as possible. Remaining in this familiar territory among loved ones helps the individual stay connected to the past and present. However, staying at home increases the risk accidents and injury. To make living at home safer for aging loved ones, you will need to reorganize every room of the house the individual may use. Read more
According the AARP, more than 90% of older adults report that they would like to stay in their homes as long as possible. Helping your loved one fulfill this desire can be a bit daunting, especially for families who decide to hire a direct caregiver themselves rather than through an agency.
The emotions around caregiving for your parent or other loved one can make it difficult to focus on business details. But when hiring caregivers directly or through a contractor registry, there are federal statutes that you must comply with. Read more
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