Hiring a Private Caregiver

Families are often concerned about the costs involved in hiring a caregiver through an in-home care agency, and look to other resources such as finding private caregivers to provide care for their loved one. Understandably, cost is a factor in decision-making. However, what most families do not realize are the hidden costs and responsibilities they now bear as a result…

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Waiting for a Crisis

Families are often concerned about the costs involved in hiring a caregiver through an in-home care agency, and look to other resources such as finding private caregivers to provide care for their loved one. Understandably, cost is a factor in decision-making. However, what most families do not realize are the hidden costs and responsibilities they now bear as a result…

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Dispelling the Nursing Home Myth for Long Term Care

Most seniors will never need to go to a nursing home.” A Nursing Home, (aka skilled nursing facility or SNF) is for seniors who have a skilled medical need requiring round the clock medical supervision. Your loved one may need to be in a skilled nursing facility if he or she requires regular physical or occupational therapy, is recovering from…

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Who Pays for Senior Care?

There are many myths surrounding the cost of care for senior and who is going to pay for it. I hope this information will help clarify some of your questions. Medicare Medical insurance for people over 65. Like medical insurance, it covers doctors visits, hospital care, short term rehabilitation services, and care, hospice, and drugs – any costs related to…

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