Getting the Government to Pay Family Members For Eldercare at Home

Some 44.4 million adult caregivers — or 21% of the U.S. adult population — provide unpaid care to seniors or adults with disabilities, according to a 2004 study by the National Alliance for Caregiving in Bethesda, Md. On average, those caregivers provide 21 hours of care a week and the average length of time spent … Continue reading

Eldercare and Caregiver Burnout – Your “Caring” May Be Contributing to Burnout!

Eldercare and caregiver burnout can be avoided by learning to manage your “caring”. Family members are always happy to assist their aging loved ones. As the care giving experience begins, many family members choose to care for their aging loved one themselves. The caregivers are enthusiastic and energized. Caregivers experience personal rewards caring for their … Continue reading

Avoiding Elder Care Stress Requires Planning and Organization

Care for the elderly in home can be overwhelming. To avoid elder care stress it is important for the caregiver, or potential caregiver, to help the aging adult organize and plan for the unplanned events in life. Taking a proactive approach with the aging adults in your life will save you time, energy, money and … Continue reading

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